• Short Summary

    A charity event in aid of the armed forces is held on the roof of Selfridges department store.

  • Description

    Selfridges.

    A charity event to aid the armed forces is held on the roof of Selfridges, London.

    M/S small model horses on sticks. C/U start and finish line. L/S pan across London's rooftops. Various shots of people gathered on the roof of Selfridges department store with Oxford Street below. M/S of small mock race track, people throw dice and stewards move the horses on sticks according to what number they have thrown. Various shots of spectators and bookmakers gathered around the course. Various shots of a potato race and a beauty contest for legs. M/S of woman looking distorted in the hall of mirrors. Good shots as young women laugh as they throw balls at a man's hat to try and knock it off. M/S as couples dance together to a band. C/U of the Union Jack.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1568.18
    Media URN:
    50337
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:48:00 / 01:35:10:00
    Canister:
    NSP 394

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