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Enchanting Bournemouth
Enchanting Bournemouth

Enchanting Bournemouth 1961

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Enchanting Bournemouth 1961

21 mins United Kingdom

This promotional film shows almost everything that Bournemouth had to offer the holidaymakers of 1961. Whether arriving by air or on bicycles, the town, clearly competing with increasingly cheap foreign holidays, offered the visitor a wide variety of sports and pastimes, steamer trips along the Dorset coastline and fine dining at the Pavillion. Bournemouth's shopping district and musical entertainments are also displayed as are its seaside illuminations.

At Wessex Film and Sound Archive you can see and hear history, from late Victorian times to the present day, through moving images and sound recordings. The Archive contains over 36,000 film and sound recordings relating to Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, including film and tapes of local TV and radio.

Genres

Promotional

Tags

Beaches Piers Shops Coastlines Gardens Funiculars Dining Parks Holidays Tourism

Released

1961

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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