• Short Summary

    Item showing two men visiting the Finnish sauna bath in Aylesford, Kent.

  • Description

    Steam bath.

    Aylesford, Kent.

    C/U sign reading "Finnish Sauna Bath". M/S of two men leaving the dressing room wearing only towels. M/S as they enter the cooling room. M/S of man standing in foot bath, attendant pours solution in. He steps out and the man steps in. M/S as the first man picks up a bunch of leaves from a bucket and walks into steam bath room. M/S as the attendant picks up more leaves and carries them out of the picture. M/S as he puts them in a big tub. He picks up a bucket and carries to over to the foot bath. M/S as the attendant fills the bucket and carries it back to tub of leaves. C/U of water pouring on leaves. M/S of the two men lying on their backs with their feet up on rail in steam bath. Various shots as they start beating themselves with the leaves. M/S as attendant stokes up the heat. M/S as one man emerges and puts leaves back before having a shower. He picks up bucket of water and goes back in the steam room.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:00:00 / 01:24:46:00
    NP 496

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