• Short Summary

    Olympic Athlete Mary Rand is given a great welcome by her home town of Wells, Somerset.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Wells. Home Town Cheers Mary Rand".

    Wells, Somerset.

    SV Mary Bignall-Rand and her husband who is holding their daughter Alison leaving their house in the City of Wells. AS "We're all proud of you Mary" over doorway. SV Mary Rand signs autograph. SV Their daughter Alison looking up. CU Mary Rand signing autograph.

    CU A supposed Olympic runner holding the Olympic torch. SV Mary Rand stepping into an old type Rolls Royce. GV Local band marching off heading procession. SV Mary Rand driving along in car flanked by Athletes carrying banners. SV Pan. Mary Rand standing in car waving to crowds. SV Pan. People on pavement waving. LV Car rounding bend. in this scene can be seen the long length of wood attached to the top of the car which represents Mary's leap World record. GV Crowds assembled in the market place. GV Crowds and Mary's car driving into the market place. SV Mary standing in car and waving. LV Mass crowds waving and cheering. SV Mary waving in car. Mass crowds in background. SV Crowds waving.

    SV Mary on platform shaking hands with Mayor and Corporation. SV Mass crowds surging forward. SV Mary addressing crowds. AS Sign "Well Done Mary" we be turrible proud of ee". SV Mary and husband, Sidney Rand surrounded by crowd.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:10:00 / 01:23:21:00

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