• Short Summary

    Soviet Ambassador Malik visits Blackpool and switches on the famous illuminations.

  • Description

    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    GV. Illuminated Blackpool archway. SV. Soviet Ambassador Mr Jacob Malik and Mrs Malik on platform of town hall listening to Mayor's introduction. GV. Massed crowds listening. SV. Soviet Ambassador Mr Jacob Malik addressing crowds. SV. Mass of press photographers. SC. Mr Malik slam down switch, followed by mass of photographers flash bulbs. GV. Blackpool front illuminated. LV. Blackpool tower illuminated. LV. Main street with buildings all illuminated. SV. Tram completely lit up. LV. Large set piece illuminated, & SCU. SV. Tennis set piece. LV. Town Hall illuminated with wording "Peace and Goodwill" lit up, & Angle shot. SV. Mr Malik receiving two candlesticks from Mayor.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "G")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    543.21
    Media URN:
    31089
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:46:00 / 01:33:49:00
    Canister:
    55/74

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