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Children's Newsreel Transcript: Easter Monday Walk

Girls and boys parade and race at Easter.

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Children's Newsreel Transcript: Easter Monday Walk.

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Document Type | Transcript

circa 1958

Text version

Writtencirca

1958

Synopsis

This document is a transcript of the commentary that would have been read out live over the children's news item 'Easter Monday Walk' and identifies the people shown and the activities taking place. The document makes it possible for us to imagine how the news item might have sounded and shows the viewpoint of the reporter trying to match the words to the images (which is not as easy as it sounds).

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In the early days of television news, broadcasts were only made three times a week and were produced like cinema newsreels. Regular daily news bulletins didn't start happening until 1955 when sound recording on location began to be used more widely and eventually became the norm.

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