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  • Boy Scouts Build Hut And Stables For Army (1915)

    🎬British Pathé – Boy Scouts build stables and hut for army near Winchester. Title reads: "HANDY BOY SCOUTS build huts and stables for Kitchener's Army near Winchester". Winchester, Hampshire. Pan on scene of boys working on long building with frame near completion, some of the boys are up on top, others on the ground. Boys pushing a small cart along a track. MS boys loading pipes onto it, then running as they push it back. The Scouts put up pieces of corrugated metal (to be walls of the building?). Then they lift what looks like 2 half-cylinders side by side and put these onto a long frame of an incomplete building so that they form 2 long troughs about chest-high, probably for the stable. Construction, volunteers, war work, World War One homefront activity
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  • Bigger Bournemouth! (1931)

    🎬British Pathé – The Mayor of Bournemouth cuts ribbon to inaugurate the extension of the town boundaries. Full title reads: "Hampshire. Bigger Bournemouth! Mayor and Corporation inaugurate extension of boundaries - nearly doubling size - of famous seaside resort." Bournemouth, Hampshire. The Mayor of Bournemouth and other local civic dignitaries walk along road in procession. They stop at a tape across the road which the Mayor, after making a speech (mute), cuts. They then proceed to walk into the newly extended part of Bournemouth. The Mayor, Percy May Bright, lays a ceremonial stone marking the extension of the boundary. The Mayor is welcomed to the new area.
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  • CEA Conference Assembles (1958)

    🎬British Pathé – Cinema Exhibitors Association Conference in Bournemouth. Full title reads: "Bournemouth. CEA Conference". Bournemouth, Dorset. Cinema Exhibitors Association Conference. Pan across crowded beach and seaside. End of shot of Bournemouth pier. Shot of CEA Delegates waving from pier. CU Ice cream man serving from van. Ken Allen and Harry Attlee are named among the ice cream eating delegates. Delegates walk along sea front eating ices. MS of Bill Carr (Northern Branch Chairman) with men and women of his Branch standing outside hotel. GV of seafront. MV of young women in swimsuits walking into water. MV of three chaps looking through telescope. MV of women coming out of water. Shots of women sitting on beach. GV of golf course. MV of golfers including Walter Eckhard and MacGregor-Scott playing golf. MV of them missing putts. Mr and Miss Bill Fielder and Mr and Mrs Bert Elton enjoy ice cream sundaes at La Gala cafe in the Conference venue. Mr and Mrs Bill Carr being served by waitress. CU Bill Carr feeds his wife ice cream on a spoon. Pan along row of hotels to end at Royal Bath Hotel. Various shots of delegates enjoying drinks reception. Lots of delegates are named as they enjoy their drinks. Special issue for CEA. Cataloguer's Note: All names taken from voiceover so spellings are guesses - MD
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  • Breathtaking And Beautiful (1933)

    🎬British Pathé – An RAF pageant gives a display of formation flying in Hampshire. Full title reads: "Andover. 'Breathtaking & Beautiful' - Wessex Bombing area hold "at home" for RAF Pageant." Andover, Hampshire. Pan across airfield lined with Royal Air Force planes - part of a pageant. People are walking around looking at the aircraft. Three biplanes fly in formation overhead trailing coloured smoke. They perform a loop the loop
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  • Angling Competition - Shore Fishing (1957)

    🎬British Pathé – Alan Southern wins angling competition at Boscombe Pier. Bournemouth, Dorset. Unissued / Unused material. Angling competition. Boscombe. Bournemouth, Dorset. MS competitors arriving. LS scene by Boscombe Pier. Various shots of competitors going to fish. Various shots flounder being tagged. Various shots men throwing tagged fish back into sea. MS rough sea. CU prizes on tables. Various shots anglers throwing out lines etc. LS angler pulling in fish he has caught. CU competitor taking hook out of mouth of a fish. LS competitor pulling in fish. CU competitor looking at fish he has caught. CU winner Alan Southern running with fish towards scales. CU Alan Southern weighing fish
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  • CEA Members Get Together (1951)

    🎬British Pathé – Danny Kaye and other film stars in Bournemouth where CEA conference is taking place. Item title reads - Pathe News Special. CEA Members get together. Bournemouth, Dorset. M/S Bournemouth. L/S Westover Cinema with poster advertising film 'Happy Go Lovely'. M/S Westover Cinema. L/S conference headquarters at the Royal Bath Hotel. M/S flag on Hotel. M/S Town Hall. L/S exterior Town Hall. Various shots of delegates arriving for the Cinematograph Exhibitors Association conference. Exterior L/S Town Hall. M/S conference in session. C/U Mr Bill Speakman. M/S of the group. C/U Mr Fuller. C/U Mr Hinge. L/S conference. M/S Chairman Harry Mears speaking. C/U Mr Lewis looking on. C/U Mears speaking. L/S Parkstone golf course. M/S as Mrs Mears presents golf clubs to American film star Danny Kaye. M/S people looking on. M/S as Kaye jokes about the rubber golf clubs and clowns around. M/S married American film stars Lex Barker and Arlene Dahl at Meyrick Park Bowling Green. C/U Lex. M/S Arlene bowling. M/S Lex bowling, people stand behind and watch. Lex cheers and Arlene points and laughs. Various shots proper bowls match in progress. L/S notice over golf course. Various shots conference delegate driving off on course whilst people watch. C/U film star Ben Lyon with Danny Kaye. M/S as they joke around and conduct an interview
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