Cullercoats Fish Wives And Holiday Crowds (1933)

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    Full title reads: "Whitley. Cullercoats fish wives and holiday crowds help drag lifeboat through the town and garner record collection." Whitley, Northumberland. Various shots of the lifeboat being dragged from its boat house and up onto the road. The RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) Cullercoats lifeboat is being pulled through the streets to raise money for its up keep. Men, women and children are all pulling on the ropes. Crowds of people are watching. Shots of women (fish wives) holding charity collecting tins shaped like lifeboats. The lifeboat is dragged down to the water's edge and is rowed out to sea. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:727.31
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years, 1 month ago
    Viewed: 1280 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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