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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of fairground rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

  • Description

    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    "Where, from the top of the Tower, we watch the restless folk below..." High angle shot of Blackpool - probably shot from Blackpool Tower. Various shots of the Pleasure Beach. "Movement is what Eve wants here...(and gets)." Good shots of funfair rides including Big Dipper, the Whip and Watersplash. A cute children's ride is featured - a sort of mini Big Wheel. Children sit in little cages which revolve. M/S of fairground worker helping children down after the ride has finished.

    Camera reversal is used to show the watersplash car travelling backwards up the track.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 274.

    Safety print exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    750.07
    Media URN:
    35204
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1926
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:00:00 / 01:14:53:00
    Canister:
    EP 001

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