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Long Day’s Week


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
23 Sep 1965
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Speedway - The Bear is World Champ
  2. 2....By So Many to So Few
  3. 3Emma’s Lucky Win
  4. 4Kangarugby!
  5. 5Long Day’s Week
  6. 6Ugliest Man in the World?


Story No. within this Issue
5 / 6
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Long Day’s Week. DESCRIPTION: In Berlin Mike Warner’s five man beat group set a new world record for a continuous performance. They played for 156 hours non-stop - six and a half days. SHOTLIST: GV group playing while dancers dance. MCU group playing. CU guitarist. MS feet dancing. CU man dancing. MS dancers’ feet. CU member of the group being shaved. CU ditto. MCU member of the group being fed. CU singer singing. CU doctor checking singer. MS ditto. CU miner drinking beer. MS ditto. MS sweepers sweep cafe out while the group still play. MS two youngsters dancing to the music. MCU man trying to sleep. CU guitarist playing. MS girl wakes sleeper up by pouring water over him. MS dancers. CU dancers’ feet. MS dancers. MS drummer drumming. Pan down drummer’s feet in a bath of water. CU drummer’s bare feet. Mike Warners Beat Group.
Curiosities; Records
Germany; Berlin
Footage sources
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
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