• Short Summary

    Comedian Tommy Handley opens a new youth centre in Ashford, Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Dispatch from Tomtopia.

    Ashford, Kent.

    M/S of comedian Tommy Handley hiding behind a tree, he comes out then takes his hat off and smiles to the people gathered around the new youth centre. He opens it and beckons the children inside. M/S as he comically defines a cricket match to a group of boys. M/S's of the young boys listening. Tommy greets Constable Hood who had the idea for the centre. He cracks a few jokes and they walk off arm in arm.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1400.04
    Media URN:
    45566
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:24:00 / 01:10:27:00
    Canister:
    46/43

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The soundtrack for this clip is nothing but a loud bleep.

    "Constable Hood" referred to is Jack Hood.

    This clip is duplicated, (except without the bleep), in clip 3461.05.

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