• Short Summary

    Beach scenes from the Bank Holiday. Mods and Rockers clash at Margate.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Whitsun Playtime".

    GV Crowded beach at Clacton, Essex. LV People laying on beach. SV Woman asleep in deck chair. SV People laying in deck chairs. SV Children in water. CU Small child with no trousers on. SV Young girl swimming in water. GV Crowded beach. CU Youth waving at camera. CU Girl combing her hair smiles at camera.

    LV Zoom in. Policemen standing on corner. LV Two rockers crossing road. LV Two policemen walking along. LV Two girls sitting on wall. SV Group of policemen. SV Policemen carrying walkie talkie. TS Round about fairground. SV Small boy on roundabout. LV Pan another roundabout going around. GV Crowd of children watching Punch and Judy show. LV Crowd of children. SV Punch and Judy show. SV Children. CU Small boy. CU Punch and Judy. CU Small girl. CU Punch and Judy. CU Girl yelling.

    GV Elevated. Brighton beach. GV ditto. SV Pan Two boys throwing another into the water. CU Man asleep in deck chair. CU Boy eating candy floss. CU Man looking through binoculars. LV Yacht being launched. LV Children's Merry-go-round. SV ditto.

    GV Margate beach, Kent. SV People on pier. GV Zoom in to LV crowd of mods gathered on beach. LV ditto. LV Policemen walking along. SV Policeman standing by van. CU Sign on van 'Kent County Constabulary'. GV Rockers on motor bikes. GV Police chasing youths in the crowd. GV Crowds gathered on the beach. SV Policemen reviving a man laying on beach. LV Group of yobs fighting. One on the ground gets punched and kicked when he's down. SV Two boys rolling in the sand fighting. Another man is trying to part them. SV The man manages to part them. LV Police escorting one of the yobs to van. CU pan ditto. SV As he is pushed into van.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:25:00 / 01:33:02:00

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