• Short Summary

    Good footage of 'Babes in the Wood' ice skating show at the Empress Hall, London.

  • Description

    Ice Show - 'Babes in the Wood' at the Empress Hall, London.

    L/S Skaters (Willie Jack, Harry Taylor and Colin Betty) performing - two lie down and third sits on their backs and "rows". M/S "Rowing". L/S They break up, skate round rink. One swings another round. M/S Skater being swung is released and he slides across ice on his stomach. L/S Three men running round rink on toes. They stop and face camera. One man mops brow with hankie and they skate round again. Then form a pyramid and drop the top man.

    L/S Skaters, one behind other, doing Cossack dance. M/S Follow - Skaters, one behind other, doing Cossack dance. M/S Skaters, one behind other, they break up. Two skate off and camera follows. L/S Three skaters round rink. They form moving pyramid. M/S Pyramid. They break up and stop. More shots of the the show which also includes Jan Tors.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:22:00 / 01:41:07:00
    NP 341

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