• Short Summary

    Children go to a bar for soft drinks and games whilst their parents are in the adjourning pub.

  • Description

    Children's bar.

    Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire.

    M/S public house 'The White Swan'. M/S man and woman with two boys on pavement, the two boys run off to the right of picture to go into the children's bar, and the man and woman go into the pub. M/S children entering bar, M/S of the sign reading 'The Cygnet'. The camera pans from this to other children entering the bar. M/S young girl going up to the bar which is run by the landlord's son Billy Smith. He pours her out a glass of orange squash which he tops up with soda water. M/S as the young girl takes her lemonade and sits down at the table. One girl stands by a gramophone and takes the record off from the turntable. M/S of a boy and girl being served with drinks at the bar. M/S bartender taking caps off bottles and handing them out to children. Various shots of children playing hoopla. M/S children drinking lemonade. M/S of two boys playing ludo. M/S as Billy drinks lemonade, he looks at his watch and hurriedly leaves the counter. He escorts the children out. M/S as they file out.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:25:00 / 01:12:53:00
    NP 528

Comments (1)

  1. Laura McCrainor says

    In 2013 this part of The White Swan, Henley-in-Arden opened as Cygnets Bar, a cocktail and champagne retro bar - for adults! The White Swan Hotel, Gallows Restaurant and Bar is now run by managers Nigel Townsend and Maria Burden.

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