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Amusement Trade Fair

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2386
Date Released
23 Feb 1975
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Future of the Piers
  2. 2Amusement Trade Fair
  3. 3British International Toy Fair
  4. 4Firepower Demonstration

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Amusement Trade Fair. DESCRIPTION: Something to keep everyone amused, and a chance, maybe to win the jackpot as the ‘Amusement Trade’ exhibit a comprehensive range of fun-fair equipment. SHOTLIST: SV ghost rising from grave in haunted churchyard slot machine. SV drunk sitting by grave as skeletons rise and face peeps from graves. CU ghost masks on show. CU clown mask whip pan, tracking shot from helicopter ride. FV space lunar module ride. Montage of people playing one arm bandits and other machines, cups of spinning reels. CU money being paid out by a machine. CU pool ball being placed on table. CU pool balls in position, cue ball hits them. CU Bingo machine throwing number balls around. GV woman at the machine. GV machine in action pan up to different woman placing balls in the score card. CU hand taking ball from tube & placing it in hole. SV man hitting punchbag machine. SV woman riding life size horse machine. AS man wearing holster and watching film of gunman about to draw on him, they draw & fire a sign comes up on the film "You Loose", another gunman appears on the film, they draw, this time the man playing wins.
Keywords
Gambling; Entertainment and leisure; Exhibitions and shows
Locations
Alexandra Palace
Card file number
75/46
Credits:
Commentator
Leonard Martin
Camera
Paul Kavanagh
Length of story (in feet)
98
Story extras:

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