• Short Summary

    Traditional opening ceremony for Mitcham Fair in Surrey.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Surrey. Come to the Fair! Mitcham Fair opened with the historic key as in Elizabethan Days."

    Mitcham, Surrey.

    A large (mock) key is handed to a civic dignitary and is paraded through the crowds gathered for the traditional Mitcham Fair. The Key can just be seen going through the crowds and past various fairground rides.

    Shots of people on funfair ride (Carousel type ride).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    863.08
    Media URN:
    12625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:15:00 / 01:12:24:00
    Canister:
    31/65

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