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  • Short Summary

    A fancy dress torchlight procession with some people dressed as Native Americans ("Red Indians"), Billy Butlin lighting an impressive bonfire and a good firework display.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Littlehampton, West Sussex.

    Various shots of torchlight procession, people in fancy dress MS Crowds watching. Procession continues with elaborate costumes. MS and CU Mr Billy Butlin lights the bonfire. Various shots of huge bonfire as people from the procession throw in their torches. Crowd shots. Various shots of fireworks with rockets, Roman candles and Catherine wheels. LS Bonfire. Crowds round the bonfire, walking through the smoke.

    Note: Date on original paperwork reads: 29/10/1955. Billy Butlin is probably the British holiday camp entrepreneur.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2808.16
    Media URN:
    82244
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:11:00 / 01:42:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 2785 F

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