Detail

Title ID 6219Collection ID868
Title[Beach Scenes]
Date[ca. 1930s]
CollectionRosenberg Films
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
ThemeLeisure Seaside Case Study Jewish Stories
KeywordsBeaches Camping Dance Farming Labour Leisure Time Activities Railways Youth Organizations
Location
LocalNewquay
RegionalCornwall
NationalUnited Kingdom England
Credits
ProductionLewis Rosenberg
CameraLewis Rosenberg
Format9.5mm Black & White Silent
Duration10 min. 39 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Lewis Rosenberg's film shows a group of adults and around a dozen young girls at a campsite in Cornwall. The film captures relaxed moments at the camp; surfers bodyboarding; and rural farming scenes.

Description

At a campsite in Holywell Bay, Cornwall, a group of men and women are seen dancing to records playing on a gramaphone. A group of young girls are also at the campsite. On the beach, the adults have refreshments and do exercises. A group of young girls in uniform make a human pyramid and play sports games.

Various scenes including an elderly couple kissing and a family portrait are followed by views of Newquay harbour. At the beach several surfers use bodyboards to ride the waves and the beach is filmed at sunset.

A small group of adults go for a walk and pick or tend to vegetables on a farm. A farmer walks alongside horse drawn farm equipment, harvesting crops. Scenes of the camp site at sunset are followed by the campsite equipment being packed up. A line-up of gathered hotel staff smile as the camera pans across the row. Travelling shots are filmed from the back of a motor vehicle and from a moving train.

Stills

A still from [Beach Scenes] (1930s)