• Short Summary

    Reverend Edward Lucey performs blessing ceremony on circus at Chessington, Surrey.

  • Description

    Circus blessing.

    Chessington, Surrey.

    C/U sign 'Don't miss the brand new circus'. M/S sign in front of big top. M/S as the circus entertainers walk along, M/S two clowns, M/S camel and elephant. M/S choirboys walking along followed by Reverend Edward Lucey, they gather in the open air. C/U camel. The vicar stands on a chair and performs the blessing ceremony for the circus. Various shots of the entertainers. M/S's as clowns takes their hats off. C/U of the vicar. M/S elephant, C/U's ponies. C/U monkey in dress, C/U's of dogs in frilly outfits. C/U clowns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1605.18
    Media URN:
    51500
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:59:00 / 01:35:28:00
    Canister:
    NP 505

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