Holiday Camp (1949)

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    In this story from Mining Review 2nd Year No.12, we join Durham miner Tom McDonagh, his wife and their triplets on a family break to Butlin's holiday camp in Filey, North Yorkshire. The very first Butlin's opened 75 years ago in Skegness, with Filey following in 1945 after postponement during WWII. All the communal games and activities you would expect of this classic British holiday are here, introduced by a suitably jolly narrator, but as you may notice poor Mum hasn't quite escaped the domestic drudgery... For more on this film visit BFI Screenonline - http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1370084/index.html This film is included in the BFI DVD compilation 'Portrait of a Miner: The National Coal Board Collection Volume 1' - http://filmstore.bfi.org.uk/acatalog/info_13726.html All titles on the BFI Films channel are preserved in the vast collections of the BFI National Archive. To find out more about the Archive visit http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections
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    BFI
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    BFI (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AgmmsFpwsc
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 10 months ago
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