• Short Summary

    Black and white dance together in Lambeth Town Hall.

  • Description

    Lambeth and Brixton, London.

    GV Brixton. CU "Coldharbour Lane". LV Market. SV Black women walking in market. SV SCU Black and white women looking at sale bargains in window. CU Newspaper headlines 'Town Stages Civic Dance for Coloured People'. LV Lambeth Town Hall. SV Mayor of Lambeth, Councillor Mitchell, greeting arrivals at dance. CU Mayor chatting to black woman and shaking hands with black man. CU Black man, pan to Mayor. SV Reverend John Cawley and wife chatting with an old West Indian. STV. Couples dancing. SV Couples dancing with Mr and Mrs Harvey, an English couple, in foreground. SCU Dan Dunn and Deara Williams, two West Indians, watching dance. SV Mr and Mrs Harvey walking over to Dunn and Williams and shaking hands. SCU The couples change partners and dance away. CU West Indian girl watching dance. SV Englishman asks her to dance and dances away. GV & SCU Dancing in progress. SCU White girl jitterbugging with black man. CU English woman and West Indies man dancing.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene A.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    505.10
    Media URN:
    30464
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:43:00 / 01:17:36:00
    Canister:
    55/14

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