Various scenes on Hampstead Heath at a funfair.
"Roll up for the great event...the coming of the Fair to anything but high and haughty Hampstead."
High angle shots of the crowds at a London funfair on Hampstead Heath. Shots of various rides including swing boats, merry-go-round, galloping horses, etc Three girls link arms and do a little dance. The fair is likened to a human beehive. A couple hold on to each other on a moving cakewalk. Three girls throw balls at a coconut shy - this is seen in slow motion. M/S of the coconuts all lined up. "Uncle Sam sometimes thinks our amusements slow - so let's speed up a bit." Very fast footage of the crowds and the rides. "All through the day they go - into the dusk. These pictures will interest all Photographers - they were taken at nightfall with specially supersensitive film." M/S of girls standing in front of a merry-go-round. Shots of sideshow stalls. Dodgem cars at night. Hoop-la. Darts game. Galloping horses. Speeded up footage of the crowds at night.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 701.
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