Title ID 7701Collection ID1024
Title[Hastings Family Film: Seaside Scenes]
Date[ca. 1938]
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fiction
ThemeSeaside Leisure
KeywordsBeaches Boats Holidays Sea Fishing Seaside Resorts
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration14 min. 51 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A group of friends take a holiday in Hastings, taking fishing boat trips and sitting on the beach.


Film of a group of friends on holiday in Hastings. A young couple sit on the beach; her in a dress, him in a suit with socks and sandals. They film each other on the beach and take a fishing boat trip. They are joined by three other friends and they take in the scenes of Hastings, play ball, visit another beach, view the fishermen's huts and the West Hill Lift. After another fishing trip the man waves a fish at the woman's face. The film ends with scenes of the town.