• Short Summary

    Gracie Fields drops in at a huge gala in Chorley and leads the crowd in 'Sing As We Go'.

  • Description

    Titles read: "OUR GRACIE - OUR GUEST AT MONSTER GALA AT CHORLEY".

    Chorley, Lancashire.

    Mr Parkinson, builder of a factory for the government, opens a gala to celebrate the completion of the building in record time. Brief shots of people at a fairground, and going on caged swing rides. Gracie Fields arrives, sitting in the open back seat of a car, and waves to the huge crowds. She makes her way to a platform and leads the crowd in a rendition of her famous song 'Sing As We Go' (without accompaniment). Gracie then asks the crowd move to let her go around the corner, jokingly threatening to have a fight with anyone who wants one.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    977.34
    Media URN:
    17981
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:10:00 / 01:32:26:00
    Canister:
    38/68

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