Easter at Woolacombe and Watersmeet, North Devon, 1949
16mm film Colour;Black & White Silent 1949 11:06
Summary: Family holiday in Woolacombe and Watersmeet, North Devon, 1949
Title number: 21032
LSA ID: LSA/27595
Description: Black and white: family playing cricket on the beach (three boys and several adults). Family paddling in the sea. Glimpse of man taking a photograph of the children. View of the sea crashing on the beach. Stream and country lanes/paths. Hotel and/or restaurant in the woods with wooden bridge over the stream: sign with Watersmeet House, Luncheons and Teas, Accommodaiton. R M Nercombe, proprietor. National Trust signs to Rockford. Image of man with stills camera photographing large tree with outdoor eating area. Steam train in front of the Sailors Return Inn in Weymouth, with boats in the port in front. Close up shots of harbour and boats. Sign A354 to Portland. Shots from road next to train line with coast and cliffs in distance. Two people standing below light house. Shots from light house and of Roger with lighthouse keeper. View of boy climbing up seaside cliff.
Colour: boy walking along in front of beach houses with beach to side and church in distance, flower gardens next to beach and boats in harbour. Views from breakwater of sea, boy walking along breakwater and walking up a tower. Man looking through binoculars. View of automobile in front of country church. Shot of men thatching a roof. Cafe called Ye Olde Wishing Well. Roger and his mother playing in a wishing well.
Black and white: children (boys and girl) running up a hill by the seaside. Girl in field with horse back to boys on seaside rocks and playing in rock pools.
Credits: Edmonds. Eric (Filmmaker)
Keywords: Seaside; Children; family holiday