Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.
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Hastings - holiday town of contrasts
Just as the Costas began to dominate, here's a lovely film about having a holiday in Hastings. So don't forget your bikini as you enjoy the sights, play Bingo and eat fish & chips.
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A 1972 film promoting Hastings as a holiday destination. Unusually, it features vox-pops from holidaymakers, who all agree that the resort has everything including; safe beaches where bikinis rule, the annual Carnival, a noisy Town Crier's contest, trips to various castles, Kipling's house at Burwash and holidaymakers having fun. That includes water-skiing, fishing, visiting subterranean caves and a pottery, playing bowls and Bingo and enjoying fresh fish & chips.