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    Item title reads - Looking backwards. Prehistoric days at Chelsea Arts Ball.

    Albert Hall, London.

    L/S of the 5000 people gathered for the New Year Chelsea Arts Ball, the camera pans across them, some are in the main hall others on the balcony. M/S back view of a boy with his arm around a girl. M/S of people riding on floats, the theme in the hall is the stone age and they are dressed as ice-age men, and cavemen.

    M/S of magnificent costume where someone is half horse, half man. M/S of a lady in Egyptian dress. Various shots of the ball. M/S of a man standing on Egyptian platform, it collapses into the crowd. M/S of hundreds of balloons falling to the floor. M/S of people surging forward to catch them. M/S as they sing "Auld Lang Syne" and cross hands, they cheer.

    Note: the commentary is missing from this item but it contains natural sound.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12158
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    851.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:31:00 / 01:03:19:00
    Canister:
    36/1
    Sort Number:
    36/001
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    Auld Lang Syne Chelsea Arts Club Ball
  • Stills

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

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