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  • Short Summary

    The Chelsea Arts Ball - a celebration of New Year's Eve in 1947.

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    Unissued / unused material -

    Royal Albert Hall, London. The Chelsea Arts Ball - a celebration of New Year's Eve in 1947.

    Various shots of arts student and guests celebrating the New Year at large dance. Everyone is in fancy dress costumes and there are various decorated floats and dioramas.

    Balloons are released as part of the celebration.

    More shots of people in fancy dress dancing.

    Shots of floats parading around the Hall. People watch from the balconies.

    More shots of floats - one has a naked woman on top.

    VS of the floats being broken up in the hall. More shots of revelry. Float show sign 'For Export Only'. Men tear the float apart.

    More shots of dancing.

    (Cuts from 47/2) Cataloguer's Note: Many of the shots are out of focus and are poorly lit - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:53:00 / 02:01:19:00
    UN 1684 A

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