[King's Lynn Town Scenes]

1944 , King's Lynn (Norfolk)

Scenes in King's Lynn, c.1944.

The first sequence is shot around Kings Lynn harbour. Fishermen are working on and around their boats. Their activities include digging for worms, painting the boats and mending their nets. The second sequence shows Lynn characters, many in close-up. These include a very dirty small boy, a fisherman, a man having his hair combed by a young boy and a character with a pipe. On the High Street in the town centre people are window shopping. Some of the windows are decorated with Union flags. Their is an American flag hanging above Marks and Spencer's. Two American servicemen are talking in the street. The film ends with shots of the Pilot Cinema and several pubs and their signs.

Featured Buildings

Pilot Cinema, King's Lynn

Keywords

Fishermen; GIs; Harbours; Public houses

Intertitles

Some Lynn characters.

Background Information

The Pilot cinema on Pilot Street was built by Ben Culey in 1938.

Manifestations

[King's Lynn Town Scenes]

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    Duration
    0:10:30
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    24/11/2011
    Parts
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    734265
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    INV325102
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    Unknown
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    0:10:30
    Modification Date
    20/09/2011
    Parts
    Reference
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    Modification Date
    10/05/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    711072
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    INV197088
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    master digital
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:06:45
    Modification Date
    19/11/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    697584
  • Activities
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    INV232696
    Canonical Identifier
    10
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
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    16mm film
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    Kodachrome
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    colour
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:08:20
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    09/11/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    696677
    Sound
    silent
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV164904
    Canonical Identifier
    TB 46
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    BetacamSP tape
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    Identifier
    Modification Date
    21/07/2008
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    VP-55
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Duration
    0:03:00
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    Modification Date
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    Reference
    563082
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    N
    Identifier
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    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    562368
    Sound
    silent
  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV186867
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    A-345
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour Type
    colour
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    positive
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    561061
    Sound
    silent

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