• Short Summary

    Pancake race amuses crowds of London's East End.

  • Description

    Old Kent Road, London.

    GV. Entrants gathered in the Old Kent Road for the pancake race. SV. Zoom in to close up shot of a woman holding frying pan. CU. Woman holding tray of pancakes. SV. Pan as women take pancakes from the tray. SV. Pressmen watching. SV. Women tossing pancakes before the start of the race. CU. Starter Mr Courage holding his hat up. GV. The race starts and the women run towards camera, the camera starts tracking with them. SV. Tracking shot, the leader Grace Walsh, running along. GV. Leader Grace Walsh, running along, with the rest of the field behind. SV. Mrs Walsh running, she tosses her pancake. LV. Pan as Mrs Walsh breasts the tape. GV. Pressmen gathered round Mrs Walsh. CU. Mrs Walsh drinking champagne from her cup. LV. Four more women arriving at the finish, the all toss their pancakes up in the air. CU. Pathe News cameraman Steve Plummer photographing the scene, pancake lands on his head.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1752.12
    Media URN:
    54270
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:08:00 / 01:14:09:00
    Canister:
    63/18

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