• Short Summary

    Evelyn Laye joins in the fun at a charity carnival on the Sussex coast.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hastings & St. Leonards Carnival for the Hospital".

    Hastings, Sussex.

    Pan along sea front and beach at Hastings.

    Arrival of Miss Evelyn Laye, Mr Frank Lawton, Mr Edward Everett Horton and the Palladium Crazy Gang. Shots of the gathered show business stars.

    Various shots of parade around park following the Carnival Queen. The Queen is crown by Miss Laye.

    MS of Queen on her throne, surrounded by people in court dress - even down to a jester.

    A trumpeter plays a fanfare. LS of historical scenes played out on stage. There follows a parade of England's monarchs from 1066-1837 (or at least people dressed up as them). Pan across the crowd seated in deck chairs. More historical scenes. Cut away to MS of Evelyn Laye.

    Members of the Crazy Gang pay homage to the Carnival Queen - one of them pretends to give her a passionate kiss. Members of the audience take pictures.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Matches missing item from 36/68. No record of this story on original issue sheet for 36/68 - old record existed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:06:00 / 01:11:05:00
    36/68 / UNI GAZ ROLL 13

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