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  • Short Summary

    Earl Mountbatten visits Magic Circle and sees various magicians in action.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Bloomsbury, London.

    VS conjuror performing on stage. VS magician and television personality David Nixon. VS magician Robin Harbin sawing a woman in half. VS escapologist Alan Alan being fitted with a straight jacket from which he escapes by wriggling over the floor. VS illusionist Colin Rose doing tricks with playing cards. CU signs of zodiac on floor of entrance hall. MS & CU members of Magic Circle watching acts. MS David Nixon arriving and fooling about. VS Lord Mountbatten and daughter (Lady Patricia Brabourne) arriving at event and being greeted by welcoming committee in the entrance, he is seen chatting to David Nixon. MS on stage during opening ceremony when Lord Mountbatten in presented with magic wand and then fires the Maharajah of Jaipur's pistol. MS David Nixon introduces first act.

    Lord Mountbatten aka Earl Mountbatten, Admiral of the Fleet and Chief of the Defence Staff.

    Date on dope sheet is 23/01/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3233.21
    Media URN:
    90349
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:32:00 / 01:51:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 4346 B

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