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    Royal Family at Army Cup Final, Aldershot. Crowds at Blackpool, and Children at the Zoo over the Easter break.

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    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Full titles read: "AN OUTDOOR EASTER - At Aldershot - the Royal Family including Princess Mary & Viscount Lascelles, see Army Cup Final..."

    L/S of the Royal family climbing out of motor car. Family members present are, King George V (King of England), Princess Mary (Princess Royal), Viscount Harewood and Viscount Lascelles. The Royal family shake hands with officials.

    M/S of Princess Mary watching from Royal Box. L/S from behind pitch looking towards goal, the match is in progress. Various player running, the ball comes into the penalty area - a player clears. The ball suddenly screams past the players and the Goalkeeper into the back of the net. Goalkeeper walks over to pick it out of net.

    L/S of the winning side receiving the cup. A player (presumably the captain) is congratulated by Princess Mary as the cup is handed over. The player is handed the base of the cup by an officia which he struggles to put in place due to size. The other player are handed awards.

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Full intertitle reads: "At Blackpool - thousands throng the Pleasure Beach . The Noah's Ark is this years Novelty." Various L/S's of crowds at sea front. L/S's of people queuing up for the Noah's Ark ride. L/S's and M/S's of ride moving back and forth. M/S taken from fairground ride looking back at carriage holding people. The streets of Blackpool can be seen spinning around in the background.

    Children's day out at the Zoo. M/S of large bears (Polar Bears?) walking over rocks in pen. L/S's and M/S's of two children being given ride on camel. L/S's of children in cart being pulled along by Llamas. M/S of children riding on Elephant, being led by Zoo keeper.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:38:00 / 01:13:46:00
    G 869

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