• Short Summary

    Three teenage girls, juggle responsibilities of school and jobs, to become mayoresses.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Chester".

    Girl Mayoresses elected in Burnley (Lancashire), Chester (Cheshire) and Flint (Clywd, Wales).

    M/S of 16 year old Pamela Barlow walking up garden path with her father. Various shots of Pamela reading a book on a park bench. Pamela is mayoress for her grandfather, Alderman George Barlow of Chester.

    M/S exterior of a sweet shop in Morecambe. M/S of 17 year old Mary Metcalf serving sweets to a customer in the shop. As well as being a shop assistant, Mary is mayoress for her uncle Councillor Green of Burnley.

    Various shots of Vida Wray entering telephone exchange in Flint. Various C/Us of Vida working as a telephone operator (narrator calls her "a charming hello girl"). Vida is also mayoress for her father, Councillor Wray.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    941.33
    Media URN:
    14064
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:05:00 / 01:54:48:00
    Canister:
    37/91

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