The Great Gavioli 1966

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    Burnham Market, Norfolk.

    The Great Gavioli, a Dutch fairground organ, plays to raise money for charity. M/S of a traction engine chugging through the village, the organ is attached to the back, it is very ornate and covered in moving figures. M/S of the engine and then the organ, the figures move and play various instruments. Various shots of the organ and people watching. M/S of Arthur Mason who restored it. A man puts some money in the charity box.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3976
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    365.06
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:50:00 / 01:38:17:00
    Canister:
    CP 596
    Sort Number:
    CP 596
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  • "M/S of a traction engine" - it's a 1921 6nhp Burrell Showman's Road Locomotive, named "Island Chief".

    "The Great Gavioli" - its proper name is de Grote Gavioli.

    jamied 15th Jan 2013

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