• Short Summary

    Hairdressing competition, PT display, footballer interview, hard court tennis, dockers strike.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Around Britain".

    London. Hairdressers competition. LS General view of the hairdressers, who come from all parts of the country at work. CU Hairdressers fixing curls into position. CU the winning style, a semi-Edwardian, worn by Ruby Atkins of Birmingham and designed by Bunty Cartwright, also of Birmingham CU the style that took second prize. CU Film star Patricia Roc chatting to the winner.

    Bishopsgate, London. British Association of Physical Training hold 41st Annual PT Display. LS MS Girls, in Scottish costume, perform Highland dances. CU a boy doing progressive upright somersaults. CU Boys vaulting over a Swedish table / vaulting horse. VS Boys of Tottenham Grammar School build themselves into a pyramid. They collapse at a signal.

    Interview with Chris Duffy who scored the winning goal for Charlton Athletic in Football's FA Cup final. MS Pathe's John Parsons chatting to footballer Duffy and his wife. CU Duffy speaking. CU Duffy's wife speaking.

    Bournemouth, Dorset. The tennis season opens with the British Hard Court championships. CU a programme is lowered to reveal a girl spectator. CU LS a girl spectator witting amid rows of empty seats, she was the only spectator at the beginning of the game. LS MS the match between Derek Barton and Henry Walton. CU head shot of bespectacled Henry Walton after winning the match.

    10,000 dockers on strike in London in sympathy with the Glasgow dockers. LS Mass of dockers listening to Albert Timothy, (Stevedores and Dockers Union official) back view of him. CU Timothy, side face, addressing them. CU of another speaker. MS Good studies of dockers listening.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:04:00 / 01:20:38:00

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