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  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Big Blow. 125 bands of working men musicians compete in 21st National Band Festival".

    Crystal Palace, London.

    Panning L/S of crowds gathered around bandstand outside Crystal Palace (good view of famous glass palace). M/S of small tent in front of bandstand, a policeman stands guard in front of it. M/S of men carrying brass instruments coming off bandstand. M/S of group of men cheering and waving brass instruments in air.

    Intertitle reads: "I'm playing in 1946".

    C/U of little boy sitting on steps. He wears military-style uniform. He scratches his head as he reads a sheet of music, he has a trombone tucked under his arm. M/S of a man holding up a tuba so the little boy can blow through it. He giggles at camera.

    Second version starts at 01:19:25. Almost identical to first, followed by out takes / cuts at 01:20:57. Cuts similar to shots in edited versions.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26267
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    638.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:40:00 / 01:22:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1332
    Sort Number:
    G 1332
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    Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    Temporary workspace: 2.1.2010 14:17 Crystal Palace Crystal Palace
  • Stills

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

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