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  • Short Summary

    An item about a novel holiday attraction - a ride on a tank.

  • Description

    Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

    Intertitle: "LATEST HOLIDAY ATTRACTION. Visitors enjoy all the thrills - and bumps - of a Tank Joy Ride. "

    High angle L/S of a tank driving down a busy shopping street. People sit on a wooden platform on top of the tank, at the front in a big banner advertising 'TANK JOY RIDES'.

    M/S, taken from the side, of the people carrying tank driving over rough ground, the people grip onto the sides and cheer - they appear to be having a lot of fun! On the ground a man chases off curious children getting too near to the tank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    208.29
    Media URN:
    21457
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:39:00 / 01:35:40:00
    Canister:
    G 657

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