Pier Scenes

1952 - 1954 , Clacton-on-Sea (Essex)

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Entertainment at Clacton-On-Sea

The film begins with a still of a billboard poster announcing 'Clacton Welcomes You'. The film shows scenes of performances by the Rambla Concert Party and of the pleasure steamer at sea and at the pier. After a brief shot of a public garden, the Guinness clock, then a general view of the beach with the pier in the background. The end of the film shows rough seas and the helter skelter blown down in the winter of 1953 - 54.

Featured Buildings

Clacton Pier

Keywords

Concert parties; Piers; Seaside; Entertainment

Background Information

The Rambla Concert Party were the last remaining alfresco pier entertainers in the country. They gave their final show in 1964.

Manifestations

Pier Scenes

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    INV328647
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    DV digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:01:04
    Modification Date
    10/05/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    711118
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV353450
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:01:04
    Modification Date
    12/01/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    699788
  • Barcode
    INV281169
    Canonical Identifier
    VP-457
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Duration
    0:05:00
    Identifier
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    562766
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV199969
    Canonical Identifier
    A-607
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour Type
    bw
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    negative
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    560604
    Sound
    silent
  • Sequence Details:
    • Group 1:
      • Part Number: 1
      • Parts Unit: Episode

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