• Short Summary

    Nice light hearted piece - Kids ask for a Penny For The Guy - to raise money for Fireworks.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Guys Galore".

    GV London - Houses of Parliament. LV Int. Beefeaters / Yeoman of the Guard searching the vaults. SV Beefeaters holding their lanterns up to small open doorway.

    LV Two children with guy standing outside Houses of Parliament. SV Person giving children money. LV Children outside shops collecting and two boys coming past wave them aside, not giving them any money. SV Guy with notice on reading "Well I Only Arsked".

    GV Crowds of children with guys outside ABC Lyric Cinema, Wellingborough. (Cinema is showing 'Ice Cold In Alex"). CU Pan, along row of children.

    MV bus arrives carrying more children carrying Guys. VS of children arriving on foot with Guys.

    Various shots of children on stage being judged for Best Guy competition.

    SV Mr Ralph Alderson, Chairman of Wellingborough Urban District Council presenting 1st prize to Don Flowers, he places prize on guy, he presents 2nd prize to Sheila Pocock and Glynic Phillips, 3rd prize to John Kemshead and Margaret Whitney.

    Various shots of children buying fireworks.

    Funny shot of boy setting light to large firework bought by others. The boys and the Guy run off and there is a fun style explosion. Shots of the shop and the boys covered in soot after the firework has gone off.

    Cataloguer's Note: Nice light hearted film for Bonfire Night - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:28:00 / 01:54:16:00

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