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  • Description

    Full title reads: "ITMA TRAVELS SOUTH".

    New Romney, Kent.

    Famous comedian Tommy Handley receiving Freedom of the Miniature Railway (for one day only) from a woman - natural sound. Woman expresses pleasure to present him with casket.

    Colonel Chinstrap goes to bar and asks for Polecat's milk and receives a massive bottle of ale - Freedom of the Bar.

    Tommy Handley is handed a cap. Woman tells him that he is going to drive miniature train. He puts the cap on. Close up shot of the front of engine of the miniature train. Handley in cab calling out names of stations (natural sound). Front view of train moving off. Carriages going to back view showing Colonel Chinstrap drinking from his bottle with help of small hose.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46427
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1424.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:12:00 / 01:34:34:00
    Canister:
    48/25
    Sort Number:
    48/025
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    PWTV Turns 1946 - 49 Miniature Untitled Workspace
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The railway featured here is the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR;). It's still going strong today.

    The "Itma" in the title should read ITMA.

    Visible at 00:28 is actress Hattie Jacques, one of the ITMA regulars.

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