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    White City, London, England: CU Starter fires pistol. LV start of 400 metres International race. TV Pan ditto. round bend. SV Crowd. LV Finish of 400 metres. CU Winner (No. 8, J.P. Readon). SV Pole jump pan Competitor Pole vaulting. CU Winner, of pole vault (Name ?) STV Pan 120 yards hurdles (T.D. Anderson) (won by D.O. Finlay) CU Types looking through glasses. STV Pan 100 metre Internation race. Ground shot finish of race. CU Winner (No. 7, J.A. Gregory).



    Waterloo Station, London, England: GV Waterloo Station Crowds. LV People moving through barriers past ticket collector. SCU Ditto.



    GOOD SCENES. LV People queuing inside station. SV Kids waiting around luggage. CU Little girl sitting on luggage with doll.



    STAINES BRIDGE, ENGLAND: GV Mass of cyclists over Staines Bridge. SV Pan Ditto. LV Deserted country main road. GV Main road -One car towards.



    GOOD SCENES: GV Empty, carless main road. GV Mass of cyclists outside roadside cafe. Pan ditto.



    Regents Pk. Zoo, London, England: GV Crowds at zoo. SV People looking at Panda in cage. SV Monkey with young monkey pan down to another monkey yelling at cameraman. CU Kids feeding - Lama or camel. SV People about to have lunch and animals trying to get same. SCU Kids in pram screaming at animals. SCU Mother holding little ape and little girl stroking same. CU Mother of little girl cuddling ape.



    GOOD SCENES.



    GV People in zoological gardens. SCU Father with child in arms, stroking Llama.



    LIDO, HYDE PARK, LONDON, ENGLAND: STV Sunbathers. CU Ditto. LV Local strong man balancing girl in air. CU Bearded type sunbathing looking on. LV Pan Girls throwing ball to one another. CU Girl throwing ball. SV Swimmers diving into Serpentine. SV Swimmer putting on webs on feet and diving in. SCU Girl swimmer somersaulting into Serpentine. SV Old bearded man takes deep breath & dives in.



    GOOD SCENES



    GV Lido, Hyde Park, Side View Young (girl ?) diver prepares to take off pan away to entry into water. Side View another diver accomplished handstand on diving board showing "Flippers" attached to feet, pan to dive and entry into water.



    ENGLAND: SUN BREAKS WHITSUN RECORDS. Review of nation wide holiday includes: Scenes in London as thousands crowd railway termini, while thousands more throng parks and river. Kensington Gardens, London, England SV Man with model yacht on side of pond. CU Scottie dog barking. CBV Pushing yacht into pond. CU Scottie dog and peke.



    GOOD SCENES.



    SV Men, watched by small boy, putting battery into small toy motorboat. CU Model boat on man's lap, hands manipulating engine. SV Man placing model boat on water pan to boat away and under power.



    ENGLAND: SUN BREAKS WHITSUN RECORDS. Review of nation wide holiday includes: Scenes in London as thousands crowds railway termini, while thousands more throng parks and river. Boulter's Lock, England GV River Scene. Shot Steamer and Cyclists pass on towpath. LV Steamers with passengers approaching boulter's Lock.



    GOOD SCENES



    CU Pan Passengers on steamer. TV Steamer in Bolters lock. SV Girl tuning handle, closing lock gates. LV Craft out of lock at other end. STV Ditto.



    ENGLAND: SUN BREAKS WHITSUN RECORDS. Review of nation wide holiday includes: Bournmouth and other seaside resorts cope with visitors. Bournmouth, England GV Crowds at seaside - Bournmouth. LV Kids etc. in sea. TV Girls in sea dancing in ring - crowds on shore in BG. Pan People seated on shore. SV Pan Grandmother bathing feet. GV Crowds on sans. SV Loving couple lying on sand. LV Loving couple and sunset scene.



    Entertainment and Leisure; Sport; Animals - in Captivity; Railways; Athletics; Weather; Great Britain




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    Film ID:
    VLVA3H83A7X4OZB40W2KG5POC34S1
    Media URN:
    VLVA3H83A7X4OZB40W2KG5POC34S1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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