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The Illuminations

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2519
Date Released
11 Sep 1977
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Rose of Tralee Festival
  2. 2Caracal Lynx Kittens
  3. 3New Steeplechase Course
  4. 4The Illuminations

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Blackpool Illuminations. DESCRIPTION: Making his second appearance of the day ‘Red Rum’ by walking through a photo electric cell, switches on the Blackpool Illuminations. The town becomes a blaze of lights, a spectacle that draws many to this seaside resort during the month of September. SHOTLIST: MS Red Rum. MS Red Rum passes through photo-electric cell to turn lights on. MS crowd clapping. MS Tommy Stack on Red Rum. MS pan illuminated train. MS illuminated Blackpool welcoming sign. MS illuminated Blackpool jigsaw. GV street scene. MCU dragon. GV street. MS illuminated ship. LS track along street. MS illuminated birds. GV lights. MS bird in lights. MS track along various illuminated animals in street. MS Blackpool Tower. MS illuminated nursery rhyme. MS other nursery rhyme. MS track along street. MS painting. Track along street. MCU rhino’s head. GV street. MS animal in lights. MS illuminated boat.
Keywords
Sport; Ceremonies
Locations
Blackpool
Card file number
77/161
Credits:
Commentator
Leonard Martin
Camera
Paul Kavanagh
Length of story (in feet)
219
Story extras:

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