• Short Summary

    Traditional opening of Mitcham Fair with a giant key.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MITCHAM".

    Mitcham, London.

    Long shot overlooking the tents and caravans of Mitcham Fair. Mayor of Mitcham carrying a giant key to open the fair. Crowds cheering. Mayor mounts the dais and rises the key showing it to the crowds, people cheer. Various shots of the rides at the fair. Mayor is seen on a horse on merry-go-round holding the key in front of him. More shots of the rides and people enjoying them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    931.13
    Media URN:
    15979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:57:00 / 01:10:26:00
    Canister:
    37/65

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Mayor of Mitcham" - this is Alderman J. P. Turner.

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