• Short Summary

    Bob Platten sails the Channel in a huge bottle, and people play football in the mud. Southend.

  • Description

    Item title reads - All wet for fun.

    Across Channel bottle, Dover, Kent. Football in the mud, Southend, Essex.

    M/S huge bottle, C/U Bob Platten adjusting it. M/S's of him standing up in the bottle as he is handed supplies. M/S as it is pushed down the beach into the sea, the bottle has 'gin' on the side. M/S as couple wave him off. M/S as he rows along. M/S Bob in his bottle.

    M/S boys and girls running about in the sea after the football. Various shots as it turns into a free-for-all as they struggle for the ball and splash about in the mud. M/S rows of empty deckchairs. Various shots as boys and girls fight for the ball. C/U girl being dragged along on her backside. M/S air sea rescue helicopter lowering referee who splashes down into the water. Various shots as the game continues. M/S as boy walks away with torn shirt. M/S girl walking away rubbing her behind.

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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:
    01:40:25:00 / 01:42:04:00

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