Film: 3742

Places + Locations | 1950 | Sound | Colour

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Synopsis:

Blackpool, Lancashire in the 1950's

Cross-section of holidaymakers emerging from trains at Blackpool Station. Close up diving feats, girl's face on ride. Various shots of rides (ferris wheel, rollercoaster, etc). Light aeroplane taking off, divers and spectators. Tourists in massive swimming pool. Dancing. Crowds walking along the promenade. Billboards. Freak shows. Close up man eating shellfish. Blackpool rock. Sail car. Swimsuit / costume contest, young couples flirting. Boys. Various shots of people walking to the beach. Paddling in the sea. A beach full of deckchairs and pasty legs. Couples, kids, pier, tower, aerial views of beach. Man taking photo with box brownie camera. Sunset. Fireworks. Neon lights. Illuminated streets and buses. Blackpool illuminations.


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