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  • Short Summary

    Carnival raises large sum of money for hospitals in Sheffield, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Sheffield, Yorkshire.

    Full titles read: "WELL DONE SHEFFIELD CINEMAS - magnificent sum raised for Hospitals - Carnival and Fancy Dress Football Match."

    L/S of the street carnival in full swing. Large crowds of people in fancy dress costumes move down street. M/S of Harem girl (could be a man dressed as a woman) dancing in front of a man playing an organ grinder. M/S of clown with tambourine standing next to man playing the piano.

    L/S of man in top hat and tails conducting a band full of clowns at football stadium (could be either Hillsborough or Bramell Lane). L/S's of the the football players coming onto the pitch for charity football match (possibly Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United). L/S of two woman in fur coats standing in centre circle, they kick off the match. Several shots of the football match in progress. L/S of the ball being crossed into the area from the right a player headers the ball and scores. L/S's of the crowd waving at the camera.

    Various shots of the street carnival. L/S's of people dancing and clowning around in the street, someone is seen dancing in a skeleton costume! Various floats and horse drawn coaches pass by. More shots of people waving in football stadium. Several M/S's of two men in top hat and tails having a play fight on the side of the football pitch. A small boy with large coat and floppy hat stands and watches. More L/S's of the football match in action.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:31:00 / 01:17:31:00
    G 853

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