• Short Summary

    Cinema manager frisks kids for catapults and toy guns as they enter the cinema.

  • Description

    Children disarmed before entering cinema at Bermondsey, London.

    C/U sign: "Park you guns, bowie knives, catapults etc. here". Various shots of a cinema manager 'frisking' and confiscating toy guns, boxing-gloves, knives from boys as they enter cinema. Various good shots of children buying tickets. One little boy sneaks back to retrieve his boxing gloves. Inside cinema auditorium: various shots children watching cowboy film. Various shots children jumping about excitedly on their seats, the little boy wearing the boxing gloves punches the air.

    Note: title refers to Dick Barton - Special Agent.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1369.06
    Media URN:
    44830
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1949
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:12:00 / 01:07:42:00
    Canister:
    NP 238

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