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  • Hampshire Hombres (1963)

    🎬British Pathé – Ordinary mortals get the chance to be cowboys and cowgirls in Hampshire. Story about the Flying G Ranch where friends and holidaymakers can enjoy "life on the range" and pretend to be cowboys. The ranch is owned by the transatlantic airline pilot Captain Leslie Gosling. C/U of a gun being loaded with bullets, cut to show man in cowboy hat and glasses (looks a bit incongruous) who is holding the gun. Horses are saddled up for a ride. Various footage of the holidaymakers riding their steeds around the ranch and out in open fields. They run into the local hunt which again looks strange - worlds colliding. Nice majestic western music accompanies shots of the riders. C/U of hamburgers being barbecued as the ramblers return for an outdoor feast. Good shots of the food being distributed and the riders enjoying their meals. A young cowboy and cowgirl polish their saddles. "We've never seen a sharpshooter in horn rimmed glasses before" quips the narrator as our friend from earlier shoots a few rounds and knocks down a few cans. The cowboys and cowgirls sit around on blankets listening to one of their group playing the guitar. I want to go. Cuts exist - see separate record
    1924 Views
  • In Aid Of Charity (1930)

    🎬British Pathé – Amy Johnson opens a hospital fete in Bournemouth. Full title reads: "In Aid of Charity. Miss Amy Johnson, CBE & Miss Majorie Foster receive civic reception and open Bournemouth Hospital Fete." Bournemouth, Dorset. Famous aviator Amy Johnson brings her biplane 'Jason' in to land at Bournemouth. Shots of a cavalcade carrying Miss Johnson and Miss Foster past large cheering crowds. Amy John makes a speech from a stage. She thanks the people for their welcome. Pan across crowd. She opens the Hospital Charity fete. The guests are given three cheers.
    304 Views
  • Like A Giant Cheese Cutter (1929)

    🎬British Pathé – Wartime hangars on Salisbury Plain are demolished to give clear view of Stonehenge. Wiltshire. Item title reads - Like a giant cheese cutter. Messrs. Chivers & Sons cut great wartime hangars on behalf of National Trust to give clear view of Stonehenge once again. Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire. M/S of a man at the top of one of the hangars, securing rope which he slides down. M/S as they pull the hangars down with the rope, various shots as they are demolished and fall over like dominoes.
    408 Views
  • Miniature Railway (1936)

    🎬British Pathé – A small scale railway carries passengers around the grounds of a large house. Shots of a steam engine starting off along the track. It looks real but as the shot widens we see that it is a scale model and is being driven by a young child sitting in the cab. The miniature railway was started by the brothers Holder in the 1890s. Various shots around the mini railway - there are several engines, engine sheds. lots of track etc. The carriages are big enough to carry adults. Shots of two men in a workshop doing repairs to the wheels of a train. Various shots of the trains on their 10 1/4 inch gauge tracks. We see a young Miss Mary Cook feeding coal to the boiler before she drives the train off along the tracks from the engine shed. Various nice shots from on board the train as it travels around the extensive grounds of the house
    334 Views
  • Blind Man Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial Looks At Other People's Problems (1947)

    🎬British Pathé – Stanley Turner was once blind, an operation allows him to see his home and family again. Issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT OTHER PEOPLE'S PROBLEMS. Various library shots of workers leaving factory. Salisbury, Wiltshire C/U of blind telephone operator, Stanley Turner, at work. Various shots of church - could be Salisbury Cathedral. Narrator explains that Stanley has recently regained his sight thanks to operation. Various shots of market town (probably Salisbury). Shots are taken from point of view of Stanley walking. He buys some daffodils from a flower seller in street. M/S of Stanley's wife putting daffodils into a vase. Various shots of Stanley playing with his two young sons. Despite wearing thick glasses Stanley is able to read story to them. Various shots of Stanley admiring his favourite pipe. He picks up a photograph of his wife and looks at it, she then walks over to him. * may not be correct - Salisbury is only mentioned in commentary as location of infirmary
    1163 Views
  • Blessing The Waters At Muddeford News In A Nutshell (1935)

    🎬British Pathé – Traditional ceremony carried out a start of salmon fishing season by local vicar. Blessing the water at Muddeford. Originally part of News in a Nutshell - international news stories in brief. Muddeford, nr. Bournemouth, Dorset. Traditional ceremony at beginning of each year's salmon fishing. Various shots of procession of people and choir boys, led by Reverend Eric Dickson, walking down to beach. The vicar gives a short service. Various of Rev. Dickson in a rowing boat blessing the waters. Note: old records spell village name - Mudeford.
    1201 Views

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