• Short Summary

    The Firth Secondary School Boys' Choir sing a sea shanty called 'Sally Brown', then have a huge snowball fight.

  • Description

    Full titles read: '"Sally Brown" - An old Sea Shanty sung by The Firth Secondary School Boys' Choir, Sheffield.' (title is obscured by timecode.)

    Location of events - probably Sheffield, Yorkshire.

    Various shots of a huge boys' choir, singing outside in the snow. The song is 'Sally Brown', a traditional sea shanty about a sailor's sweetheart.

    Intertitle reads: 'But when there is snow about, boys will be boys - even choir boys!'
    Several shots show the boys in two 'teams', having a massive snowball fight in a snowy field - great footage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1026.10
    Media URN:
    36882
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:09:00 / 01:22:05:00
    Canister:
    PT 048

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