• Short Summary

    Funeral of the famous circus owner Billy Smart.

  • Description

    Ascot

    GV. Elephant performing in Billy Smarts circus, & LV. SV. Billy Butlin and Billy Smart. LV. Kids coming into circus with balloons, & CU. & CU. CU. Billy Smart with Max Bygraves. LV. Billy Smart with baby which has just been christened in the ring, & SV. & CU. GV. Acrobats performing in Thistle Street in the Gorbals. SV. Disabled girl Kitty Joyce sitting in the window while Billy' circus performs on street in front of her. CU. Kitty Joyce. LV. Billy Smart rolling across the mat. CU. Kitty Joyce laughing.

    GV. Billy Smarts funeral cortege arriving at church. SV. Mourners. SV. Pan, the widow goes into church. CU. Pan, actor Stanley Baker going into church. GV. As the coffin is wheeled along path to church, & GV. CU. Wreath in sawdust of the empty circus ring. GV. The empty ring with wreath in it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2009.12
    Media URN:
    55901
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:45:00 / 01:19:07:00
    Canister:
    66/80

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