Entertainment + Leisure | 1920 | Sound | B/W
Mitcham fair 1929.
' Merry making and Noise in Mitcham: Throngs attend oldest public fair in Britain, held on Three Kings' Green. A merry-go-round carousel on a crowded common. Another ride that has 'Patronized by Royalty' hanging from the entrance. One boy jumps on while it is going around! Some very bad belly dancing…its possibly a man! The Fat Lady, a man holds up a pair of her huge knickers. She shows a bit more of her leg and then goes back into the tent behind her. The crowded fairground, with more of the people completely ignoring the rides and looking at the camera.
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