Merry Go Round Gang (1947)



Unused / unissued footage – dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

Cuts for newsreel 47/83 – Merry Go Round team at Radiolympia (People Who Make The News.

The team from the radio show ‘Merry Go Round’ arrive at Radiolympia (Radio Olympia) exhibition. They pull up outside in an open veteran car which stops with a jolt, making them all nearly fall out. A crowd of people watch from the street.

Actor Eric Barker is greeted by Rickard Kibby. Several shots and several takes of the team clowning about. C/Us of different members of the team who include Jon Pertwee (High Price), Barbara Sumner, Humphrey Lestoq, Pearl Hackney (Barker’s ‘secretary’) and George Crow (Herr Crow). Barker does some adding up on Crow’s bald head and is involved in a passionate clinch with Pearl Hackney. Another character – Digger Dan – is also seen.
FILM ID:2178.16

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