• Short Summary

    How Britain spends four-day Easter Holiday.

  • Description

    Various Places Across Britain.

    GV Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Buckland. SV people leaving church. SV family leaving home for the day. GV people queuing at Victoria bus station. LV interior. SV coach leaving station. SV people going through barrier at Victoria station. Angle shot, train indicator board: "Margate, Broadstairs Etc.", CU engine driver.

    LV Grosvenor Hotel Victoria, pan, flames leaping from top storey, & angle shot looking up. CU burning building. SV kids watching. GV burning building etc.,

    SV man pausing to ease back whilst digging. CU another man painting house. SV Derek Kinne (ex POW) working on car engine. CU Derek Kinne working on engine. LV cars speeding along road. SV boy and girl on bikes, with arms across shoulders. SV cars speeding along road. SV tandem with baby in side car going along road.

    GV crowd at Luton Hat Parade. SCU various shots, Easter hats, & CU. Pan, CU hat shaped like hen with chickens. CU clock hat. GV Easter parade through Luton street. CU pan, women in carriage with big hats. SV pan, Hansom cab driving past. SV crowd. SV pan, the made hatters castle float, pan to crowd surging behind.

    Skiers climbing mountain at Aviemore, Scotland, & GV. SCU girl putting on skis, slides backwards and falls. SCU people watching. LV towards and pan, skier going down slope. SV people watching. SV No 1 skiing down hill, he falls and slides. GV pan to back view, another skier descending. CU radio man. SV towards, skier crossing line (finish), & GV.

    GV pan stock cars racing around track at New Cross. SV pan to back view rounding bend. GV cars approaching bend. SV cars skidding and blocking track. SV car running off track across arena to avoid jam, & LV. SV cars bumping into each other. LV No 42 cleverly rounding a crashed car and speeding up straight and round bend. SV car No 27 crashes against tub barrier, one tub lodges under his car. SV smoking car on track side. LV cars rounding bend, one of them in reverse, he races up straight in reverse and as he skids round to right himself, another car crashes into him.

    SV pan from crowd to smiling bride and groom, & SCU. LV bride and groom coming towards.

    GV marbles contest at Tinsley Green. SV U.S. sailors gathered round game. CU marbles on ground. SV U.S. sailors playing. SV crowd watching. SV U.S. sailor playing, flipping marble. SV old man playing.

    GV crowds at Hampstead Heath. SCU fish and chips stall. GV coconut shy. CU kiddies eating candy floss. GV people on swings. Angle shot, people on swings, two girls in swing. SV dodgem cars. SV round about. SV another round about. GV Hampstead Heath.

    SV weary family returning home. SCU family entering house.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:05:00 / 01:20:56:00

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