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    Soho, London.

    SV. Girls sitting on an open topped car. TV. Soho Square with people milling around. GV. Miss Soho is crowned by Zampi surrounded by other glamorous people. SV Zampi kisses the Queen of Soho. BV. Programme seller in tight trousers walking around the crowd. CU. Her bare feet. GV. Man with white beard walking in black tight trousers. GV. Chelsea pensioner walking past crowd. LV. Crowds lining the streets. GV. Jeanette Scott starting the waiters race. LV. Crowd watching. LV. The winner dashing towards the finish. CU. Waiter. TV. High angle shot of press men battling to photograph the winner. GV. Front of the parade showing tiny banner being carried. CV. Banners fluttering past the camera. GV. Chinese Dragon dancing in the procession. CV. The Dragon's head. GV. Float passing with an advert for an employment agency. SV. Lorry passing with a woman having wine poured down her throat. GV. Scantily dressed women. GV. Float dressed like a Mississippi riverboat coming round the corner. SV. A New Orleans style band. GV. Woman in costume dancing towards camera. GV. Youngsters jiving in the street. GV. Morris dancers. SV. Crowds passing the camera.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "I")

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:50:00 / 01:26:14:00
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  • Appears in...

    1956 Untitled Viewspace SoHo Blues in Britain
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Zampi" is Mario Zampi.

    "Jeanette Scott" in text and tags should read Janette Scott.

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