• Short Summary

    Library story about comedian Tommy Handley at the time of his death.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Mourns Tommy Handley".

    Library story on comedian Tommy Handley at the time of his death.

    CU Tommy Handley receives casket containing the freedom of the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch railway, Kent. (Hattie Jacques in background) He is then presented with overalls and cap, which he puts on.

    CU Placard on front of engine, ITMA Special (It's That Man Again).

    MV Towards the train starts. Handley and driver on footplate.

    MV BV walking away from camera. Handley walking towards mother who is out of picture.

    LV Mrs. Handley, Pathe's John Parsons sitting at table. Tommy walks up to them and starts talking.

    MV Handley stoops and kisses mother.

    CU Mrs Handley.

    CU Notice on hut 'Great Chart Young Mens Club.'

    GV Children sitting on grass. Handley walks up and starts talking to them (sound sequence.)

    CU Handley still talking.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1401.04
    Media URN:
    45587
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:09:00 / 01:05:19:00
    Canister:
    49/4

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