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Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Rodeo in Britain’s Biggest Tent

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
863A
Date Released
20 Dec 1945
Date submitted
14 Dec 1945
Date submitted
17 Dec 1945
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Trailer: "Writing’s Worth While"
  2. 2Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Rescued by Helicopter
  3. 3Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Stars Entertain Servicemen’s Children
  4. 4Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Rodeo in Britain’s Biggest Tent
  5. 5Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Wembley Stages Ice Carnival

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 5
Section Title
Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Canadian Rodeo. DESCRIPTION: Canadian servicemen and women still stationed over here staged a show called "Rhythm Rodeo". The show was held inside the biggest tent in Britain and put on for Canadian troops awaiting repatriation. SHOTLIST: Exterior shot of tent. Inside, GV layout, revolving stage, cut-in of audience, all Canadians. Stage coach hold-up, "Red Indians" chase and stop coach, rob passengers, cowboys then arrive and "kill" Red Indians. Riding bucking broncos, also two men dressed up as a horse (comic horse). CU cowboy. GV and various shots of boys and girls skating on revolving stage, in appropriate dress. Cut-ins of Canadian men and women in audience.
Keywords
Entertainment and leisure; Military
Locations
Surrey; Pepper Harrow
Card file number
46308
Credits:
Camera
John W. Cotter
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Paul Wyand
Length of story (in feet)
136
Story extras:

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