• Short Summary

    Joan Roberts is crowned tulip queen by film star Carol Marsh in Spalding.

  • Description

    Tulip queen, Spalding, Lincolnshire.

    C/U sign for Spalding with tulips in bowls on either side. M/S window box containing tulips. C/U notice 'Red Lion Street' with window box underneath. C/U window box in shop window. C/U tulips in shoe shop window. M/S tulips in dressmaker's shop window. C/U costume crown amongst tulips.

    M/S tulip queen being crowned. C/U tulip queen Joan Roberts being crowned by film star Carol Marsh. M/S group, led by queen, getting into coach / bus. C/U onlookers. M/S crowd waving as coach goes out of frame.

    C/U signs made from tulips: "Spalding" and "Tulip Land Welcomes You". Tracking shot past sign in tulips: "Tulip Land Welcomes You". C/U tulip queen in coach. M/S coach approaching camera, sign on bus reads: "Miss Tulip Land Greets You".

    M/S tulip queen gets out of coach followed by attendants. Various shots tulip queen walking around tulip fields with attendants. M/S queen approaching tulip field worker who gives her tulips. C/U tulips in field. M/S woman bulb-worker giving tulips to tulip queen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1373.01
    Media URN:
    44966
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:52:00
    Canister:
    NP 303

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