• Short Summary

    Gracie Fields pays emotional visit home - she talks from the balcony of Town Hall.

  • Description

    Rochdale, Lancashire / Greater Manchester.

    Pan along mass crowd on streets of Rochdale. Close up shot of a clock tower on Town Hall, pan down to the crowd. Various shots of Gracie Fields and several town dignitaries on balcony of the Town Hall in the evening, crowd cheering and waving from below. Various shots of Gracie talking from the balcony - natural sound. She talks about touring around the country, she says goodnight and good bless, crowd cheering. Gracie picking up a baby from pram, mother looking on, crowd around. Gracie talking from the balcony - no sound. Gracie being greeted by Mayor and Mayoress of Rochdale on arrival. Gracie walking towards camera, speaking from the balcony, signing autographs and smiling.

    Neg.Comb. Mute.

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/60.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2405.08
    Media URN:
    66792
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:49:00 / 01:21:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 1765 D

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