• Short Summary

    The Wild West comes to Essex - an American saloon at a Clacton holiday camp.

  • Description

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

    A holiday camp bar with a Wild West theme - an American saloon where you can still get pint of bitter!

    M/S of a stagecoach riding past a Wild West saloon. Point of view shot from the top of a stage coach as it rides through what looks like a Western film set. C/U on sign for "Western Saloon". M/S of a cowboy leaning on a post on the veranda of the saloon. M/S of two cowboys coming through the swing doors of the saloon. Various C/Us of Wild West artefacts hanging on the saloon wall.

    M/S of a man in a sombrero swinging a lasso. C/U of the lasso landing on a horse head hanging on the wall. Various shots of the cowboys playing poker around a table with several pints of beer, one of the cowboys places a pretend gun on the table. One of the cowboys loses, throws his cards on the table and exits, several holidaymakers watch from a balcony.

    M/S of a family of holiday makers in modern dress sitting around a table in the saloon, a waiter serves them drinks. The cowboys saunter over to the bar to chat up a brassy blonde in a horrible green dress. The barman slides two pints of bitter down the bar to the cowboys.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:12:00 / 01:11:41:00
    CP 582

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