Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | Colour
Bournemouth town and seaside. Dorset 1940's
High Level views of the beach and cliffs. The Prom, extremely crowded with people. Alum Chine sign. East Cliff zig zag and lifts. Cherry Walk. Sign to Boscombe. Sundeck restaurant with trolleybuses and general street scenes. Shopping centre. " The town is Gay"
Pleasure gardens and the Bourne stream. Gold fish pond. Tulips - lots ! Gaumont cinema in the distance. Flower gardens, children paddle, band and band stand with deck chairs, The Winter gardens Theatre, The Pavilion ballroom, Pier Approach. The beach, bathers, ice cream seller on the beach, boating, the Lido and beach huts, The pier and people look at posters for boat trips, tennis courts, bowls and people playing on the bowling greens, cricket, golf course ( Bournemouth has 11 ! ) Christchurch priory. Packing up the deck chairs for the day. Evening entertainments - Illuminations and the ice skating show
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