• Short Summary

    People have fun on the rideawall which spins around at 60 miles per hour. Olympia, London.

  • Description


    Olympia, London.

    An attendant ushers people into the rotating room. A couple sit at a table and a man walks over to the wall and puts his briefcase down. M/S of cameras in middle of room, the cameraman holds string attached to them. Various shots of a woman flat against the wall as it rotates at 60 miles an hour, they are held up by centrifugal force. Various shots of people flat on the side of the wall, the couple at the table stick their cups and saucers to the wall. One man turns upside down. Various shots of them spinning around whilst people watch from above. M/S as cameraman changes his film, he sticks part of the camera to the wall. M/S of Alf Magee driving the wheel. M/S as it comes to a stop and people slide down. M/S of two Indian ladies in skimpy costumes and a man in tribal dress with a big machete, they enter the room. Various shots as they spin around. The man puts his hand to his heart.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:06:00 / 01:14:43:00
    NP 336

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