• Short Summary

    Revellers in the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square welcome in the New Year.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "To You A Happy New Year".

    Royal Albert Hall, London.

    GV The Gurkha Pipe Band playing in the middle of the floor. (2 shots). SV Actress Barbara Windsor and Comedian Davy Kaye. GV The Gurkha band counter marching. VS of Girls in leotards pull ropes on mock up bells. VS of people dancing and singing Auld Lang Syne. CU of Rupert Davies kissing his wife (?). VS as balloons fall from the roof. People in crowd play with balloons. CU Film Star Ian Hendry and Janet Munro. VS of people dancing. CU Norman Rossington (TV Star) and Barbara Windsor. CU Film Starlet Julia Foster. CU Film star Ronald Fraser and Shaw Taylor. More shots of people dancing.

    Trafalgar Square, London.

    GV Trafalgar Square. GV The Christmas tree. SV Youth climbing down the Christmas tree. SV Others watching. SV The youth being held by two policemen. SV Boy with long hair pulls face at camera. GV Revellers in the fountain. SV Water being splashed. LV People in the bowl of the fountain. CU Wet boys. SV Boy being pushed into the water and splashed by others. LV Two boys in bowl of fountain, one with umbrella. SV People in the water splashing about. SV Youth being taken away by policemen. SV Couple embracing. SV Policemen on the base of Nelson's Column. SV One of the lions. SV More police climbing onto the base. SV Onlookers. SV Youth wearing horned glasses is seized by the police on the base. GV Pan, ambulance arriving. SV Reveller being carried away by police. CU Couple kissing. SV Reveller breaking away from police and then being chased by them but they seize him and lead him away as he struggles. SV Injured reveller being put into ambulance. GV Crowds in the Square.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:41:00 / 01:07:18:00

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