Wembley In The Hands Of The Housebreakers 1926

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    Middlesex.

    Title: "WEMBLEY IN THE HANDS OF THE HOUSEBREAKERS. The British Empire Exhibition in ruins and everywhere is desolate".

    M/S of two horses with carts full of rubble standing on the edge of snow swept parkland. Panning shot of a half demolished exhibition hall, a fake palm tree stands alone, snow falls through the roof. M/S of a gang of workmen shifting a large girder out of a half demolished building.

    L/S of the snow covered exhibition site; everything looks very tatty, the large globe in the centre is covered in holes. L/S of the rickety roller coaster that is falling apart in places. L/S of a large wall, made from wood and plaster, being pulled to the ground.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25465
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    446.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:26:00 / 01:33:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1260
    Sort Number:
    G 1260
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    Empire exhibition Empire
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