Mitcham Fair 1935

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    Mitcham, London.

    WS. The first Mayor of Mitcham Alderman Fitch climbs onto a fairground stage. MS. The Alderman with a giant key which he holds up in the air. WS. The Mayor speaking at the microphone as he officially opens the fair (nat. sound).

    WS. Crowd with the carousel in the background. MS. The Mayor riding on a carousel. WS. Fairground very crowded. LS. A ride spinning people towards camera. WS. Miniature children's carousel. WS. Another ride. WS. Fairground.

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    British Pathé
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    02:03:15:00 / 02:04:14:00
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