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  • Description

    Rhos-on-Sea, Denbighshire (Clywd).

    M/S of a sign - 'Harlequin Puppet Theatre'. M/S of Britain's first puppet theatre. A woman checks the strings of different wooden puppets hanging in a row. M/S of schoolgirls filing into the theatre. M/S of people at buying tickets at the box office.

    The audience are seated in front a small stage. Various shots of the play, Chu Chin Chow, performed by puppets. Shots of the audience. Panning shot along the puppeteers controlling the puppets from above the stage. Various shots of puppets - including a drunk, a weightlifter and a cow.

    The puppeteers are named as Pat Ronald, Eric Bramell and Millicent Ford. The schoolgirls are from Hillgrove School in Bangor.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3241
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    235.03
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:25:00 / 01:22:02:00
    Canister:
    CP 439
    Sort Number:
    CP 439
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Hpt
  • Stills

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

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