• Short Summary

    South Wales Boys' Club theatre group perform Welsh song and bit from play 'Hewers of Coal' by Joe Corey.

  • Description

    Boys' Club Theatre. Part of the THAT'S THE SPIRIT issue.

    Location of events unknown, probably somewhere in Wales.

    M/S of group of young men and boys arriving at village hall by bus. They are from the Boys' Clubs travelling theatre group from South Wales federation. Various shots of boys unloading equipment, constructing sets and lighting rigs on small stage. M/S of one young man putting on stage makeup.

    Various shots young men performing extract from play 'Hewers of Coal' by Joe Corey (sp.?). Play is gritty piece about coal miners which is reasonably well acted.

    Various shots of boys singing in Welsh. They wear various costumes. M/S of the theatre group posing on doorstep of village hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.29
    Media URN:
    42892
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:22:00 / 01:53:28:00
    Canister:
    NSP 214

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