Land Of The Rising Sun

1938 , Lowestoft (Suffolk)

Publicity film promoting holidays at Lowestoft.

A publicity film for Lowestoft. Shots of the excursion vessel `Royal Sovereign' and holiday makers on the beach and in the sea with people diving off a raft. Shots of the front and of Lowestoft's amenities and attractions. Men play golf at the South Lowestoft Golf Club and there are sequences from Kensington Gardens, of bowls matches, putting and electric boats on waterways. There Claremont Pier, advertising the ferry service to Ostend, and of the Wellington Gardens. We see putting, tennis, children riding donkeys and roller skating. There are shots of the South Pier and of the yacht basin. Crowds watch circus entertainment on the South Pier and Broads one Design yachts sail into the harbour. Lowestoft town centre busy with people and traffic. At the North beach there are shots of the paddling pool and swimming pool. A sequence showing new housing development in Lowestoft encourages the viewer to move to Lowestoft. This sequence concentrates on new semi-detached and detached housing. there are shots of the Corton Golf Club, to the North of Lowestoft and of the Denes Oval where a cricket match is in progress. Further scenes include the lighthouse, Belle Vue Park and Sparrows Nest Park. Ladies demonstrating keep fit exercises and also see the exterior of the Sparrows Nest Theatre before sailing and speedboat racing on Oulton Broad. Nicholas Everitt Park, and the evening entertainment available by showing exterior shots of the Playhouse, the Palace Cinema, the Marina Theatre and the Odeon. The final sequence is in colour showing the flower gardens of the town and the lights at night.

Featured Buildings

Claremont Pier; Lighthouse; The Marina Theatre; The Odeon; The Palace Cinema ; The Playhouse; South Pier; Sparrows Nest Theatre

Keywords

Holidays; seaside

Intertitles

Here we are at the Mecca of both young and old - JUBILEE PARADE.You can hire these bathing chalets for 15/- a week.The South Lowestoft Golf Course.Just above Jubilee Parade - Kensington Gardens with its boating lake.We return to the esplanade with its healthy sea breezes- And come to the Wellington Gardens. A merry time on the SOUTH PIER with Binnie Hales and Christopher Stone.For the ladies Lowestoft has excellent shopping centres. Now we've reached the North Beach.Why not come and live in Lowestoft. And nearby, overlooking the sea, Corton Golf Club and the Denes Oval.BELLE VUE PARK.THE MAGNIFICENT SPARROWS NEST PARK, WITH ITS KEEP FIT CLASSES, ORCHESTRA AND MODERN THEATRE.From the seaside to the riverside.THE WORLD FAMOUS OULTON BROAD....Scene of many exciting yacht and speedboat races. Nicholas Everitt's park and Swimming Pool. Luxurious cinemas and fine theatres provide the best indoor entertainment. Lowestoft by night. The beautiful parks and gardens - ablaze with glorious colour.

Other Places

Corton; Oulton Broad

Manifestations

Land Of The Rising Sun

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