• Short Summary

    Fireworks and bonfires - all the fun of the British celebration of November 5th.

  • Description

    A comic piece to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night - the voiceover is all in rhyming couplets.

    Fireworks being packed into boxes in "Pain's" firework factory.

    LV. two children with Guy outside Houses of Parliament. SCU. Two kids with Guy.

    Children queuing outside newsagents shop to buy fireworks. A young boy walks out with a mock firework so large that he has to carry it over his shoulder. CU children waiting. Man walks out of shop carrying an arm full of rockets. The camera follows a string hanging from the fireworks to show a banger attached to the end. The man seeing the danger drops the fireworks and runs. (All done for comic effect).

    Rye, Sussex.

    Parade to celebrate Guy Fawkes night - Bonfire Night - November 5th. A model dragon parades. A man dressed as a prisoner. A man dressed as Charlie Chaplin. Crowds watch a large firework display and bonfire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    42.11
    Media URN:
    27680
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:42:00 / 01:16:03:00
    Canister:
    52/90

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