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  • Description

    Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

    LS.G.V. a street in Blackpool with the Tower in the background - Day. MS. A 'set-piece' in daylight, not illuminated. MS. Another set piece in daylight. MS. Workmen fixing in bulbs in a set-piece. MS. Workman painting a set-piece. MS. LS. Various shots of illuminations, showing set-pieces working and festoon lighting in streets. (14 shots). MS. Front of hotel showing illuminations all round windows etc. LS. A set-piece in action. MS. Crowd looking at illuminations. MS. Peacock illumination. LS. Illuminated archway with 'Welcome' on it. MS. Sign - 'Welcome'. LS. Travel and static shots along streets showing festoon lighting. (10 shots). LS. MS. Various shots of set-pieces illuminated and working. (11 shots).

    (Mute.Orig.Neg.) (Cuts.49/75)

    Note: screen keeps jumping. Cute little girl's face looking up at the lights, people talking amongst themselves about the lights in a very jolly way, with regional accents (I think from Lancashire).

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:05:00 / 01:53:15:00
    UN 2170 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2170 A
  • Appears in...

    Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics
    Darling blackpool Blackpool Blackpool Lights going to the flicks Blackpool - Heyday Blackpool Illuminations Electrics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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