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    Travelogue showing the wonders of Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Lots of nice footage of a boat trip through the city with a girl in a great shiny red PVC coat giving a guided tour. Various shots of local Copenhagen women working on the dockside on stalls selling fish. The women prepare the fish for sale. Various landmarks are seen then a pavement cafe, the Tivoli Gardens (including views from the crazy big wheel), various fairground rides, Copenhagen Zoo etc.

    Shots of the Little Mermaid statue. Hydrofoil zooms past. Interior of the hydrofoil - looks like a fairly rocky ride. They are headed for Sweden. Yachting off Elsinore. Hamlet's Castle at Elsinore (?). Various shots of the castle and views of the harbour. Tram ride through Copenhagen and more scenic shots of landmark. Family are served lunch at a pavement cafe. Hot sausage stall - group of women dip sausages in mustard. Traffic policeman directs cars and many people cycle past. Postmen in bright red jackets are seen cycling through the streets.

    Cycle race at a professional racing track. The Danes are racing against the World Champions - the Russian Olympic Team. Various shots of the race and then a tandem race.

    The Tivoli Guard and the King's Guard on parade at the Royal Castle.

    Night shots of Copenhagen - bright lights and decorations at the Tivoli Gardens. Fireworks.

    "Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen" is played throughout.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3622
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    301.11
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:07:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:03:00 / 01:58:01:00
    Canister:
    CP 513
    Sort Number:
    CP 513
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    Copenhagen Bette 1 Travel & Tourism
    Programmes
    British Pathé Travelogues
  • Stills

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

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