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Arcadian Follies at Selsey
Arcadian Follies at Selsey

Arcadian Follies at Selsey 1936


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Arcadian Follies at Selsey 1936

5 mins United Kingdom

We begin at Arcadia - a beach house from which several guests emerge before dashing into the sea. After a swim we see a mixed group play tennis while the grandads play bowls. A raft is pushed out to sea, provides endless fun as a diving platform. The flat landscape around Selsey is seen, along with a windmill, before we get several views of beach homes converted from redundant railway carriages. Peculiar to this part of the Sussex coast we also get a glimpse of Arcadia.

Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.


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Railway carriages Diving Tennis Swimming Beaches Holiday homes Coastlines Family Windmills




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