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    Comedians Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise judge a Guy Fawkes competition in Birmingham.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Comedians Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise judge Guy Fawkes competition in Birmingham, West Midlands.

    MS chauffeur holding car door open, several children and their Guy Fawkes get out followed by Morecambe and Wise. Various good shots as they go amongst crowds of children outside cinema. Various shots of children arriving and filing past Morecambe and Wise. Various shots of children arriving at cinema carrying their Guy Fawkes effigies. Various shots of the Guys and children. LS poster outside cinema 'Ben Hur'. MS crowd of children with their Guys. MS pan with Morris Minor drawing up at kerb. MS children and a woman getting out of car.

    CU little boy rubbing down bonnet of car until he is chased away by woman, he throws cloth at car. CU woman driver through window of car. Various shots of car driving along with smoke billowing out, the woman jumps out and leaves the car. MS of car, still smoking. CU woman looking astonished. CU of group of children laughing, they all turn and run away. MS of entrance to the ABC Cinema, Birmingham. Various shots of children filing past Morecambe and Wise who are judging their Guys. MS double-decker bus pulling up at stop where several children are waiting. MS children climbing aboard bus with their Guys, causing congestion and chaos.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:04:00 / 01:46:23:00
    UN 3419 B

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