• Short Summary

    Model of clock tower made from pennies, Colin Cowdrey knocks it down with cricket bat.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Pennies hit for six".

    Margate, Kent.

    Various shots model of Margate clock tower made from pennies, on display in the Kent Hotel. CU. pan down the Clock Tower. Various shots the real Margate Clock Tower, pan to the Kent Hotel.

    M/S cricketer Colin Cowdrey arriving inside the hotel. M/S crowd people applauding. Various shots Cowdrey using his cricket bat to knock down tower of pennies. C/U people applauding. Various C/Us Cowdrey shovelling pennies into a bag held by the pub landlord and landlady Mr and Mrs Banks. The pennies will be used to benefit cancer fund.

    Note: newspaper cutting on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1719.05
    Media URN:
    53375
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:25:00 / 01:05:24:00
    Canister:
    62/35

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