• Short Summary

    London taxi drivers take underprivileged children to Southend-on-Sea. Essex.

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    No title - Taxi drivers take underprivileged children to Southend-on-Sea. Essex.

    C/U top of taxi decorated with balloons in Beaumont Square. M/S children decorating taxi with balloons. C/U little girl tying streamers on cab. C/U as little boys are handed cartons of drink by taxi driver. M/S children getting into taxis before leaving for Southend. C/U notice on side of cab 'Taxi Drivers Annual Outing for Underprivileged Children'. M/S as cabs drive off. L/S of the cabs on the Southend Road showing the convoy approaching and going round corner. Various shots of the taxis on their way.

    C/U sign 'Kursaal Amusement Park'. M/S's of the convoy of taxis as they arrive outside the Amusement Park. M/S as the children get out. C/U's of signs which read 'Rock' and 'Toffee Apples'. C/U's little girl in spectacles eating large toffee apple. C/U two little black boys eating candy floss. Various shots children going round on caterpillar. M/S balls and plastic hoops. C/U taxi driver with children, he's wearing a large joke moustache. C/U children eating toffee apples. M/S taxi driver paddling with children. Various shots children riding on carousel. M/S of the ground as the carousel goes around. M/S as two little girls look back towards camera from carousel.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:39:00 / 01:04:05:00

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