• Short Summary

    A look at bonfire night celebrations in Manchester, London and Somerset.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Guy Fawkes celebrations.

    Bonfire night around the country.

    Belle Vue, Manchester. L/S as a giant model of Guy Fawkes is hoisted onto the bonfire, men push and pull him upright. M/S of a lady sat next to him laughing. C/U of the model's face.

    White City Stadium, London. Various shots as Catherine wheels whirr around. M/S of more spinning fireworks. M/S of big display with star in the middle. M/S of goose made up of fireworks, it moves along and its legs seem to be going around, behind it is a firework egg. M/S of the model of a town made from fireworks. Firework bombers drop their bombs from overhead.

    Bridgewater, Somerset. M/S of shopkeepers covering their shop fronts with tarpaulin to stop the fireworks damaging them. M/S as the sheets are sprayed with water. Brief M/S of a procession.

    Cataloguer's note: the end of this item appears to be missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    987.51
    Media URN:
    18186
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:16:00 / 01:45:32:00
    Canister:
    38/89

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