• Short Summary

    Magicians have fun at their convention in Hastings, East Sussex.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Before your very eyes.

    Magicians' convention at Hastings, East Sussex.

    Pan across seafront at Hastings. M/S magicians in front of the pavilion. Ted Bailey, who is wearing stilts arrives on a tall bicycle. M/S as Will Norman pedals up on part of a bed frame, he shakes hands with Ted. Will walks forward to join other magicians. C/U man wearing huge sunglasses. M/S Will kissing a woman, pan down to a dummy palpitating heart on his chest. M/S man doing tricks with cards and matches. C/U woman laughing, M/S as magician ties a rope around his neck, he pulls it tight and it comes away with a knot in the middle. M/S magician Victor Peacock getting out of car and going into bank. A traffic warden walks up and starts to write out a ticket. M/S as Victor comes out with bank manager who points to his car. Victor takes handkerchief out of his pocket and waves it, the car disappears. M/S traffic warden looking bemused.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:31:00 / 01:19:42:00

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