• Short Summary

    Crowds at Festival of Britain, Stanley Smith leaves for Atlantic crossing & Battersea fair.

  • Description

    London.

    GV. South Bank Festival of Britain exhibition. LV. People walking around exhibition. LV. Queue for Dome of Discovery, pan to another queue. SV. Small boy with box camera. CU. Fountain. LV. Crowds in exhibition.

    SKID PAN SV. Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Denys Lowson saying goodbye to Stanley Smith, & CU. Stanley Smith leaves for Atlantic crossing in 20 feet sloop to exhibit British products. SV. Charles Violet aboard sloop 'Nova Espero'. LV. Crowd. GV. Stanley Smith getting into boat. SV. Police launch. SV. Stanley Smith and Charles Violet in boat, pan to men pushing them off. SV. Boat 'Nova Espero' being towed down Thames, & LV.

    SKID PAN. GV. Elevated, crowded fun fair at Battersea, London. SV. Elevated, roundabout. SV. Pan, people on octopus ride. SV. People going round on octopus. SCU. Man and woman eating candy floss. SV. Roundabout. SV. Two boys riding on steps of roundabout. CU. Girls waving. SV. Aeroplane roundabout. CU. Pan, aeroplane roundabout. LV. Travel shot, queue waiting at entrance, & SV. CU. Notice 'Funfair'. GV. Elevated, funfair.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1453.08
    Media URN:
    47458
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:25:00 / 01:37:02:00
    Canister:
    51/40

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