• Short Summary

    Boy has hiccups cured by ride on scary roller coaster, the Cyclone at Southend.

  • Description

    Southend, Essex.

    L/S of Cyclone fairground ride. M/S mother and son (Larry) meeting two fairground attendants. C/U Larry - he has a bad case of hiccups. Various shots one of the fairground attendants and Larry getting into train of Cyclone roller coaster. The scary ride is supposed to cure the hiccups.

    Various shots train slowly moving up roller coaster track. M/S of mother looking anxiously up at the ride. Various C/Us of Larry and the attendant on the ride (taken from camera fixed to the front of the train). Intercut with various good point of view shots from front of train.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1371.34
    Media URN:
    44926
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:52:00 / 01:52:57:00
    Canister:
    NP 255

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