• Short Summary

    Flags are lowered as crowds watch and sing to the close of the festival on the South Bank of the river Thames in London.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Farewell To The Festival

    ENGLAND: London: South Bank:
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    CROWDS. Huge crowds at the Closing of the Festival Site Ceremony. watching the Guards massed Bands marching to & fro in the darkness... Finally crowds sing Abide With Mee & Auld Lang Syne


    FESTIVAL SITE Final closing of the South Bank Site by night..huge crowds massed in the ground.. shots of illuminations. Skylon shows up in the darkness. beams of light light up th parade of the Massed Bands of the Brigade of Guards. marching etc good C.U.s etc etc. crowds sing.


    GUARDS. Massed Bands of the Brigade of Guards at closing ceremony of the Festival Site at South Bank. Marching back and fro. Good shots as they march in the darkness illuminated only by a few beams..Good C.U.s.. Huge crowds watch


    Festival of Britain, celebration, gathering
    Background: Flags are lowered as crowds watch and sing to the close of the festival on the South Bank of the river Thames in London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9XXSQMA7KVT7X6Y0KF1NRRDW4
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XXSQMA7KVT7X6Y0KF1NRRDW4
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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