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  • Short Summary

    Bank holiday activity around UK: carnivals, donkey derbys, traffic jams and picnics.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    August bank holiday activity around Great Britain.

    Various shots carnival parade through East Grinstead (Sussex) in pouring rain. Traffic jam in rain. Various shots Cuckfield (Sussex) donkey derby in rain. Kids eating ice lollies in rain. Derby winners are awarded with trophy cups.

    Various shots baby in pram. MS car piled with luggage in lay-by. CU frying pan over Primus stove. Various shots holidaymakers having picnic at roadside. CU boxer dog. Various shots traffic moving through West Country. Signpost to Glastonbury.

    Cows in wooded roadside area. Travelling shot from car moving through West Country, through small villages. Various shots motorcyclist resting next to his bike on side of busy road. Young boys sitting on roadside seat taking car numbers. Traffic jam on the roads going into Taunton (Somerset). Various shots traffic entering Taunton and moving along the high-street there. MS Policeman on point duty.

    Various shots at busy roadside garage (shots are high speed). MS man changing wheel at roadside. Shots looking up into overcast sky. Family having picnic. Cows blocking the road. Man standing beside gate. Toddler walking about. Various shots young woman pumping up tyre. Cars on road, pan to couple snogging in the undergrowth. CU car number plate, pan to show car driving away.

    Cuts from item in Gazette issue 63/064. Date on dope sheet is 04/08/1962.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:08:00 / 01:11:16:00
    UN 3659 C

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