• Short Summary

    Carnival parade for Easter in Battersea Park, London.

  • Description

    No title. Easter Parade, Battersea Park, London.

    M/S procession of Minis in the Easter Parade entered by the British Motor Corporation. C/U two Minis, on one is written "Barbara's Castle". M/S of an vintage taxi cab entered by the London General Cab Company, Pearly Kings and Queens ride in the back. M/S parade of vintage Austins which are in the Southend Austin 7 Club. C/U of old Austin going past. More shots carnival floats in the parade. C/U man dressed as ape on float - probably character from film "Planet of the Apes". M/S mounted policeman, pan down to little boy with policeman.

    Panning of group of girls in swimsuits who represent Water Ski Promotions Ltd. M/S Court Drama Group, dressed in period costume doing pantomime of Humpty Dumpty on float. Camera pans as float goes past, including float from the Ealing Tech. More shots of floats approaching camera. Panning shot another float showing people dressed in old time costumes. Panning shot float of in shape of swan from Newport Pagnall. Panning shot couple clowning about in bed on top of a bus. Various shots black people dancing along in procession. L/S Jersey float which carries London's Easter Princess and Maids of Honour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2059.22
    Media URN:
    56713
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:56:00 / 01:29:17:00
    Canister:
    68/32

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