Detail

Title ID 4854Collection ID652
TitleCarnival
Date1962
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubNon-fiction
ThemeLeisure
KeywordsCarnivals Celebrations Communities Disabled Persons Fairgrounds Parades Sport
Location
LocalBognor Regis
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionChichester Film & Video Makers
CameraChichester Film & Video Makers
ParticipantsTony Hancock; John Le Mesurier; Mario Fabrizi; Jon Pertwee; Ferdy Mayne
FormatColour Silent
Duration28 min. 13 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Film of the Bognor Regis Carnival featuring key events across the town, with 'beauty queens', celebrities and local groups taking part.

Description

Organised by the Lions Club the 1962 Carnival in Bognor Regis attracted many famous faces, including Tony Hancock, who crowns the Carnival Queen, John Le Mesurier, Mario Fabrizi, Jon Pertwee, Ferdy Mayne and more. Other carnival events in the town include a sandcastle building competition, a helicopter rescue, a football match, an archery competition, beach races, a motorcycle display team, morris dancing, a parade of floats, pipe bands, and a funfair with fireworks.

Stills

a still from 'Carnival' (1962)