Mitcham Fair in Surrey is opened for the first time by a lady - Mrs Hallowes.
Item title reads - Mitcham Fair opened, for the first time in its history, by a woman - Mrs Hallowes. Surrey.
L/S of many people surrounding a platform, we see the fair in the background. M/S of a man holding the giant key, Mrs Hallowes is stood on the platform with him and other officials, she is holding a bouquet of flowers. M/S of Mrs Hallowes sat on the merry-go-round, L/S as the camera pans across the fairground full of people and rides.
Note: a yellow tinted version of this item exists.