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    Full titles read: "HEIGH HO ! 'Come to the Fair !' - Just for a brief moment - let's all be young again - at the famous Mitcham Fair."

    Mitcham Fair, Greater London.

    Several shots of old fashioned country fair in full swing. Their is a hive of activity with crowds turning out to go on the various rides such as the swingboats, roundabouts and the carousel. L/S of man of people crowding around stage where a man introduces Doctor Walford Bodie "the bloodless surgeon !"

    Various more shots of the children on the various rides and stalls. Very good M/S's of young lady spinning around on a type of swing roundabout and on a the slide. High angle shots of man attempting to sell a very large pair of knickers to the crowd.

    L/S's of boxing competition underway inside marquee. One boxer lands his opponent with a good right hook and knocks him to the ground. He eventually gets back up and fights back.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:57:00 / 01:40:35:00
    PT 023
    Sort Number:
    PT 023
  • Appears in...

    1930s London Temporary workspace: 30.11.2009 12:12 Fairs and Carnivals no comment Mitcham Fair
  • Stills

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

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