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    London.

    Title: "Royal Hospital Gardens, Chelsea. HIGH JINKS OFF THE STAGE. All the fun of the Fair at the Theatrical Garden Party".

    Panning L/S of thronging mass of people milling about between marquees in a large garden. M/S of crowd gathered around two men shouting through loud speakers outside a marquee. M/S of a woman sitting astride a large, slippery, cylinder with a horse's head - she tries to shuffle along from one end to the other but falls off half way along. M/S of a man dressed as a comical ringmaster shouting, behind him are a row of girls on hobby horses.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:38:37. More crowd scenes. M/S of the ringmaster leading a line of girls on hobby horses through the crowd. More girls are seen trying to get across slippery cylinder horse, revealing tantalising glimpses of petty coats - lots of shots of this, for some reason the cameraman must of liked it! Some shots of a carousel.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25842
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    504.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:47:00 / 01:43:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1305
    Sort Number:
    G 1305
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    Chelsea GAMES GYLES 1920s Crowds Listening to Speaker
  • Stills

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

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