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23,067. Ice-creams, lemonades, lovely ices! (Murder & Seaside) Double Confession 1950 starring Derek Farr & William Hartnell & Peter Lorre & Naunton Wayne & Ronald Howard & Kathleen Harrison & Leslie Dwyer & Edward Rigby & George Woodbridge & Henry Edwards & Vida Hope et al, director Ken Annakin, seller’s cry on seafront
31,045. The cheeky carnival of the seaside. (England & Great Britain & Comedy & Seaside) Rude Britannia II: Presents Bawdy Songs & Lewd Photographs
11,650. This is Donald McGill: the king of the saucy seaside postcard. And here is Mr McGill fifty years ago in a Lincoln prison cell. He is quite possible wondering how a seventy-nine-year-old man with a wooden foot who sold more than two hundred million postcards and put a smile on the face of the nation is practically penniless and facing the rest of his life in jail. (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside) Censorship at the Seaside: The Postcards of Donald McGill
11,651. It’s a scorcher, and the nation is off to the seaside ... After the war ... One industry in particular goes into overdrive: and that is the saucy seaside postcard industry ... In the summer of 1947 sixteen million saucy postcards are sent from the seaside. And rather remarkably almost all of them bear the name of just one man: Donald McGill. So just who is the one-man postcard-producing machine? (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside) ibid.
11,652. The nation’s shopkeepers are on his side. (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside) ibid.
11,653. For the first time ever the authorities decide to directly pursue the artist himself. The Director of Public Prosecutions believes that these twenty-one cards created, painted sold and distributed by Mr McGill constitute no less than obscene libel - they have the power to corrupt. (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside) ibid.
11,654. Over 2,000 Postcards Seized By Weymouth Police. (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside) News headline cited ibid.
11,655. 17,989 Postcards Seized and Destroyed In Brighton. (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside) News headline cited ibid.
11,656. Man carrying gigantic stick of rock on beach: A Stick of Rock, Cock? (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside & Sister) Donald McGill saucy seaside postcard
11,657. She’s a nice girl. Doesn’t drink or smoke, and only swears when it slips out! (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Seaside) Man to man, Donald McGill saucy seaside postcard
11,658. Nurse delivering newborn baby to mother: What was the colour of the father’s hair?
Mother in bed: I don’t know. He kept his hat on. (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Birth & Seaside) Donald McGill saucy seaside postcard
11,659. Devil: Do you know who I am?
Drunken man: Of course I do. I married your sister. (Artist & Censorship & Cartoon & Postcard & Devil & Seaside & Sister & Marriage) Donald McGill saucy seaside postcard
87,872. Between the eyes of love, I call your name
Behind those guarded walls, I used to go
Upon a summer wind there's a certain melody
Takes me back to the place that I know –
On the beach, yea yea yea
Down on the beach, yea. Chris Rea, On the Beach
91,592. For a century, from the 1860s to 1960 trams were a familiar feature of Britain’s roads … They became synonymous with seaside holidays. (Tram & Seaside) Timeshift: The Golden Age of Trams: A Streetcar Named Desire, BBC
101,649. Kristiansand: the family escape on a thirty-minute boat ride to their very own remote paradise island: Cabin Lyngholmen. (House & Home & Seaside) World’s Most Extraordinary Homes III: Coast
101,650. Southern Spain: Costa Tropical: built into a steep cliff-face with a 42 degree incline: House on the Cliff by Gilbartolome Architects. (House & Home & Seaside) ibid.
101,651. Marlborough Sounds New Zealand: the challenge for the architect was to design a house which would sit on a narrow strip of land between the shore and protected bush land: ‘a dream-like state of sensory bliss.’ (House & Home & Seaside) ibid.
101,652. Nova Scotia: a three-bedroom holiday home set on the edge of this wild coastline: Two Hulls by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects. (House & Home & Seaside) ibid.