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Wish You Were Here
Come to sunny Southport for your summer holiday, with so much to see and do.
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Having a lovely time. Wish you were here! A happy holidaymaker writes to her family in this promotional film for Southport, which engagingly captures the British seaside in its declining years. As our heroine tours the town, discovering the delights on offer to the prospective visitor, it is hard not to warm to the vista of an old-fashioned seaside staycation, with all the traditional trappings.