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  • Short Summary

    Great footage of the Wembley Exhibition of 1925.

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    Reel 4.

    Crowds of people outside the funfair at the Wembley Exhibition. People milling around an area where large model Guardsmen in bearskin hats stand to attention by archways. Various views of pavilions. The lift of a mock mine shaft in operation. A group of men on ladders are painting a design on a wall. Exterior of the Newfoundland pavilion. Another pavilion. Shots through an ornately shaped window of a pavilion under construction. Top of a pagoda style building. Interior of a pavilion with an ornate four poster bed with plush curtains (looks like a miniature room in the Queen's dolls house - SL). C/U of Newfoundland dog on a lead. The Fijian pavilion. Man looks into glass display cabinet. Model boats. Men working with picks. Buildings under construction. Men at work on the gardens. Interiors of pavilions under construction.

    Palestinian pavilion. People walking around courtyards. Statue. Sign reads "Rattan - Longest on Record Without Top". Shot follows of long creeper. Cowboy and young boy dressed as cowboy on horseback. Woman in cowboy hat stands by horse as does a man in uniform. A band is conducted by a man in military uniform. A performing sea lion jumps through a window and applauds itself. A woman gives it some fish. The seal waves. Parade of circus people. Clowns walk amongst the audience. Men on stilts, bareback riders etc. Clown does a handstand. General clowning around in the ring. C/U of a large billed bird - Toucan? Man strokes the bird under the chin. He has a parrot on his shoulder. The birds fight and the man laughs. People sit around a fountain inside (?) a pavilion. Cowboy family again. Men in uniform smile and laugh. Male and female cowboy seated on horse with boy. The adults wave their hats.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:05:00 / 01:46:58:00

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