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  • Short Summary

    Nice look at what was available for children at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley.

  • Description

    British Empire Exhibition, Wembley, London.

    Various shots of children playing in the Noah's Ark fun fair exhibit.

    Intertitle reads: "Sands - real ones!". VS of children playing on the man made beach at the exhibition - they have donkey rides and build sandcastles.

    Intertitle reads: "Board the train that goes to Banff -". Nice shots of children riding on a miniature railway.

    Intertitle reads: "Even the King and Queen have taken it!". Good shots of King George V and Queen Mary riding on miniature railway.

    Intertitle reads: "Watching the smiles round Punch and Judy -". VS of smiling children and a Punch and Judy puppet show. Punch and Judy are throwing the baby to and fro.

    Intertitle reads: "Kiddies' own Helter Skelter." VS nice images of children sliding off the bottom of helter skelter.

    Intertitle reads: "Over to the great Super Circus - the 'biggest ever' Circus in the 'biggest ever' Stadium -".

    Material ends without showing the circus.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2755.05
    Media URN:
    81212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:03:00 / 01:05:26:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 44

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