• Short Summary

    General views of people enjoying the August Bank Holiday of 1943. Millions relax from strenuous?

  • Description

    SLATE: GOOD SCENES

    August 1943
    ENGLAND: London: Waterloo Station:
    INT
    Piles of luggage
    Crowds filing thru ticket barrier - including man smoking cigarette, woman carrying child
    Crowds walking towards train in railway station
    TRACKING SHOT following woman carrying suitcase
    People walking along platform
    Crowded platform as people wait for train to come in
    People walking alongside train

    London:
    EXT
    People in stands at Sports Meeting & Dog Show in 'Shadow of St. Paul's'
    PAN runners in the 100 yards race
    Close shot of winner Leading Fireman Shelde with dome of St. Paul's cathedral in background
    Jumper over rope in high jump
    Another man jumping over rope (high jump) with St. Paul's in background
    Lady and gentleman watching in crowd
    Another jumper over rope with St. Paul's in background

    Southend:
    Various of people on beach and paddling in sea

    London:
    Bulldog with sailor's cap 'Queenie' on
    Close up of panting dog

    White City:
    Mass crowds in stands waving to camera at Forces Athletic Meeting 1943
    PAN mass crowds in stands waving to camera
    Sydney Wooderson (British athlete and winner of the day's mile race at White City) signing autograph
    Various of crowded stands

    Surrey: Richmond:
    General view of River Thames with crowds on side and few row boats
    High angle view of group picnicking on grass PAN up to fun fair rides

    SLATE: CENSORED SCENES

    Essex: Southend-on-Sea:
    Southend Pier with barbed wire in foreground
    Southend Pier, crowded beach and barbed wire in foreground
    PAN people on beach and pier in background
    Crowded beach and pier in background
    Crowded beach, pier in background, people bathing
    Almost deserted beach due to an alert being sounded
    Almost deserted beach due to an Alert being sounded, pier in background
    Background: General views of people enjoying the August Bank Holiday of 1943. Millions relax from strenuous wartime efforts and contrive to have a good time.

    See also shotlist ref BGX409060105.

    (Home Front; Entertainment and Leisure; Great Britain, Second World War; World War II)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5R2IK9U0FZLK6L1KIKG9JM6ND
    Media URN:
    VLVA5R2IK9U0FZLK6L1KIKG9JM6ND
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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