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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Heat Wave" - 52/54.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for "Heat Wave" 52/54.

    LV. SV. People laying on grass in Hyde Park. Couple in swimwear eat sandwich. SV. Girl sunbathing in Lido. (2 shots). SV. Two types drinking orangeade. CU two young men drinking from cartons. CU. Two boys sucking ice lollies. CU. Man licking block of ice.

    SV. men lying on grass during evening. SV. man lying restless in bed in open air. SV. Two big feet sticking out of window - at night. SV. man standing in bus queue with ice on back of neck. (3 shots). SV. Mr. William McConville (Pathe Cameraman) with knob of ice strapped on head, wearing tie, no shirt, photographing in street. (2 shots). SV. McConville holding ice on top of head, wearing tie and no shirt walking down Oxford Street drinking orangeade. SV. Big feet hanging out of window. SV. Pan up to feet. Water is dripping from somewhere. SV. man lying in deck chair at night. SV. Half-naked McConville, at bus stop.

    GV. Elevated, London street, pan to Windmill girl in bikini / swimsuit sitting on parapet of roof. SV. Windmill girls sitting on roof. GV. high angle shot street. SV. Frank Binney (Pathe recordist), without trousers, leaving home. SV. man in sunglasses reading, sitting in deck-chair, spraying hose on himself. CU. Legs of Windmill girl, pan up, filing her nails. GV. London rooftops tilt to Windmill girls. SV. Windmill girls seated on roof, by radio.

    GV. People seated by side of Lido in Hyde Park. SV. Pan, men and women lying by Lido. SV. man lying on ice, on ice wagon. SV. man lying in bed in open air. GV. Rooftops, pan down to type lying in bed. CU. Two children by pool. LV. People lying on grass in Hyde Park. CU. Two children drinking orangeade, wearing sun hats. LV. MV. People on pleasure steamer 'Hurlingham' sailing up River Thames. MV. Children clammering for ice cream. SV. Two kids playing with ball. LV. People lying in Hyde Park at night. GV. People rowing on Serpentine. CU. Kids sucking ice lollies. GV. People rowing on Serpentine at night. SCU. Kids clammering for ice cream. MV. Trouser-less Frank Binney wearing bowler hat and sunglasses, shirt and tie, leaving home.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:16:00 / 01:10:58:00
    52/54 H (Selected Originals)

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