• Short Summary

    The Official opening of Mitcham Fair which has been held annually for over 300 years.

  • Description

    Mitcham, London.

    WS. The first Mayor of Mitcham Alderman Fitch climbs onto a fairground stage. MS. The Alderman with a giant key which he holds up in the air. WS. The Mayor speaking at the microphone as he officially opens the fair (nat. sound).

    WS. Crowd with the carousel in the background. MS. The Mayor riding on a carousel. WS. Fairground very crowded. LS. A ride spinning people towards camera. WS. Miniature children's carousel. WS. Another ride. WS. Fairground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    831.40
    Media URN:
    12385
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:03:15:00 / 02:04:14:00
    Canister:
    35/65

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