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Screen Tests 1930

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Screen Tests 1930

11 mins United Kingdom

This bizarre film from 1930 shows actors from the Bournemouth Amateur Film Society demonstrating their wildy eccentric and slightly naughty performances before the camera. The scene the shifts to Boscombe beach where a comic scenario is being enacted - with lots of kissing, larceny, drunkenness and violence. This is a plot where the hero gets his comeuppance and the villain gets the girl. Lastly, we see the Society arriving at a country residence and posing for the camera.

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

Comedy Non-Fiction

Tags

Violence Drunkenness Actors and actresses Gin Heroes Beaches Auditions Kissing

Collection

WTF - A Box of Odd

Released

1930

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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