• Short Summary

    Exhibition of puppets at Leicester Square includes a puppet show for children.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PUPPETS".

    London.

    M/S of a puppet of Queen Elizabeth I walking up the steps of a building in Leicester Square to visit a puppet exhibition (with the help of a human). Inside we see various shots of a display of puppets. An old woman puppet walks along and looks at the exhibition. C/Us of Sweeny Todd and Ophelia puppets (moving). Puppets of Mr and Mrs William Corder kiss passionately. Three Javanese puppets stand in a group and confer.

    Several shots of children watching a puppet show. A Chinese puppet wrestles with a dragon but is saved by an African angel. The children laugh and applaud at the end of the show. M/S of the Queen Elizabeth puppet making her way out of the building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1398.17
    Media URN:
    45546
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:49:00 / 01:32:44:00
    Canister:
    NP 123

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