• Short Summary

    Attractions at a Schoolboys' Own Exhibition - sports, soldiers, science and model trains.

  • Description

    This is a duplicate of item 1660.07 - check for best quality.

    Item title reads - Schoolboys' Exhibition.

    Olympia, London.

    High angle shot of the exhibition. M/S boys looking at model railway. M/S other boys looking at a racing car going round circuit. M/S of two boys, Chris Tuckwell and Mike Francis speaking to a Life Guard in uniform, he shows them his sword. L/S starter drops a flag to set three boys away in their Trocarts. Various shots of boys racing around the course. C/U boys watching. M/S six boys leading model hovercraft across the floor. M/S cricketer Trevor Bailey showing two boys how to hold a cricket ball. C/U Bailey, he corrects boy's grip on ball. M/S model of Popeye flexing his muscles and raising his hat.

    L/S small girl and a man standing by the 400,000 volt machine. C/U notice reading '400,000 Volts for Atomic Research'. Various shots as the girl touches the machine and her hair stands on end. High angle shot of parachute jump, various shots as boys jump attached to elastic. M/S boy landing, a member of the Parachute Regiment comes to take the parachute off.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:06:00 / 01:01:11:00

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