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    Full title reads: "PEOPLE IN CAMERA".

    PHOTOGRAPHERS SELECT MISS PRESS PHOTOGRAPHER 1948

    Atlantic City, United States of America (USA).
    Bathing beauties lying down on edge of pool during Miss Press beauty competition in Atlantic City. Photographers taking pictures. Close up shot of one of the girls sitting in chair. Close up shot of another beauty in chair. Close up shot of another girl. Close up shot of another beauty in chair. Girls lying in chairs. They get up and move towards edge of pool. Girls moving in single file towards pool. Close up shot of cameramen filming girls, walking behind them. Girls sitting on diving board with cameramen taking pictures. Another cameraman forces his way in and is pushed into pool. Camera follows man. Man being helped out of water by a girl. He tips water out of camera and walks away. Close up shot of women applauding. Close up shot of Peggy Sullivan, the winner. Pan from legs to face.

    VENTRILOQUIST EDGAR BERGEN ARRIVES TO ENGLAND

    Heathrow Airport, London.
    Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen walking towards camera at Heathrow carrying Charlie McCarthy (his dummy). Planes are seen in background. Several shots of Mr Bergen holding dummy speaking into microphone (natural sound). They have a conversation about English summer, Charlie asks for a brandy to worm up... Pathe car, with Rudkin operating camera on roof. 'Conversation' continues. Charlie starts singing and burps at the end. Bergen walks away from camera.

    NEW LOOK SPECTACLES BECOME THE LATEST FASHION IN AMERICA

    Miami, Florida, United States of America (USA).
    Young man and woman in boat on lake wearing 1900's style clothes. Girl is wearing metal framed spectacles. Close up shot of girl's face showing spectacles. Young man and woman having picnic lunch wearing 1920's style clothes. Girl is wearing horn rimmed spectacles - quite heavy and dark. Close up shot of girl wearing horn rimmed spectacles. Girl leaving house and entering open car wearing modern style clothes. She is wearing striped spectacles this time. Close up shot of girl in car wearing striped spectacles. Young woman and man sitting in lounge bar, woman wearing spectacles with lace flowers motif to match her hat. Close up shot of girl wearing lace spectacles. Woman and small girl picking roses in garden. Close up shot of woman wearing chequered spectacles. Close up shot of small girl wearing chequered spectacles.

    QUEEN VISITS GLASGOW ELDERPARK CHILD WELFARE CENTRE

    Glasgow, Scotland.
    Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) receiving bouquet from four year old Helen Palmer. Close up shot of children looking on. Queen watching children's band. Queen watching band. Child sliding down chute. Several shots of Queen and party watching children playing in the playground. Queen and lord Provost, Sir Hector McNeill, talk to children. Close up shot of children at play.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    47100
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1432.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:56:00 / 01:52:04:00
    Canister:
    48/55
    Sort Number:
    48/055
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    Categories
    Fashion & Music Entertainment & Humour Lifestyle & Culture Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Temporary workspace: 25.7.2009 18:09 Fabulous Forties Fashion Edgar Bergen
  • Stills

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

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