• Short Summary

    A brass band plays on the band stand outside London's Crystal Palace - part of a National Festival.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Crystal Palace. The Big Blow. 4,750 bandsmen - in 189 bands - from all over Britain - contest in great National Brass Festival. For hours the judges were imprisoned in a tent."

    Crystal Palace, London.

    Exterior of part of Crystal Palace. The sound of a brass band rings out. Crowds of people are gathered. The camera pans slowly across to the band stand. A brass band are playing.

    Closer shot of the band. As the piece of music ends they rise to their feet and the audience applauds.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    659.20
    Media URN:
    4701
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:23:16:00
    Canister:
    32/79

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