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FOLK DANCES OF YESTERYEAR!

Folk Dances Of Yesteryear! (1931)

Folk dances are performed for a large crowd at Berlin Stadium.

LIFE GOES ON print

Life Goes On Print (1932)

A look at life in a Hungarian village.

LIFE GOES ON neg

Life Goes On Neg (1932)

A look at life in a Hungarian village.

AIR-MINDED ABORIGINALS

Air-Minded Aboriginals (1933)

Aboriginals do a traditional dance in a North Queensland village.

ST DAVID'S DAY

St David's Day (1941)

Leeks are giving to soldiers of Welsh Guards on St David's Day.

PLEASE TO REMEMBER

Please To Remember (1945)

People getting ready for the first post-war Guy Fawkes night.

SPORT TOPPED THE WEEK'S NEWS aka ETON WALL GAME

Sport Topped The Week's News AKA Eton Wall Game (1947)

The Eton Wall Game - an annual event that...

OPENING OF MITCHAM FAIR

Opening Of Mitcham Fair (1937)

Traditional opening of Mitcham Fair with a giant key.

SOUTHWOLD - CEREMONY OF ST. FELIX BISHOP OF EAST ANGLIA

Southwold - Ceremony Of St. Felix Bishop Of East Anglia" (1937)

Blessing of the sea in honour...

A GYPSY CORONATION

A Gypsy Coronation (1937)

Crowning of the British Gypsy King.

ETON WALL GAME

Eton Wall Game (1937)

Traditional but bizarre game played each year by boys from famous public school. ...

MASK CARNIVAL IN SWITZERLAND LNER

Mask Carnival In Switzerland Lner (1938)

People in a Swiss village jig about wearing shaggy costumes...

BARNET FAIR

Barnet Fair (1926)

Horse fair in Greater London, popular since days of Samuel Pepys.

GOD SPEED THE PLOUGH

God Speed The Plough (1926)

Horse drawn ploughing competition in Sussex.

LIVERPOOL CIVIC WEEK version 1 of 2

Liverpool Civic Week Version 1 Of 2 (1926)

Liverpool celebrates the seven hundredth anniversary of...

CUTS / OUT TAKES for MINER DANCERS in G 1356

Cuts / Out Takes For Miner Dancers In G 1356 (1926)

Cuts (out takes, rushes) for MINER DANCERS in G...

LIVERPOOL MAY DAY a.k.a. MAY QUEEN CROWNED

Liverpool May Day A.K.A. May Queen Crowned (1927)

The crowning of a May Queen at Chester.

JAPANESE FESTIVAL

Japanese Festival (1920)

Japanese Festival sees modern Japan returning to traditional ways for ancient...

HOLIDAY SPORTS - ORANGE PELTING AT DUNSTABLE

Holiday Sports - Orange Pelting At Dunstable (1938)

Children try to catch oranges being rolled over...

DUNMOW FLITCH

Dunmow Flitch (1921)

We see two couples who have gone before a jury to prove they have not had an...

MITCHAM FAIR

Mitcham Fair (1921)

Mallaby Deeley, M.P. opens Mitcham town fair with a giant key, part of a ceremony...

ENGLAND 5 AUSTRALIA 4

England 5 Australia 4 (1921)

A rugby game between England and Australia starts with a tribal dance.

ETON WALL GAME

Eton Wall Game (1921)

Collegers and Oppidans play the Eton Wall game to celebrate Saint Andrew's Day.

SEVILLE

Seville (1922)

Footage of little girl dancing at fete in Seville, Spain.

BARNET FAIR

Barnet Fair (1922)

Horses on show at the Barnet Fair, Greater London.

TO KEEP THE GHOST IN GOOD HUMOUR

To Keep The Ghost In Good Humour (1922)

Ancient Chinese festival taking place in Peking, China.

AFTER LAPSE OF CENTURIES

After Lapse Of Centuries (1923)

Ancient ceremony of "Landing the famous eel pie" revived in Twickenham....

PEARLY KING AND QUEENS

Pearly King And Queens (1924)

Pearly Kings and Queens at a donkey show.

KINGSTON - GUY FAWKES - MARS

Kingston - Guy Fawkes - Mars (1938)

Children in Kingston make their Guy Fawkes model to look like Mars...

WEIGHING IN THE MAYOR - HIGH WYCOMBE

Weighing In The Mayor - High Wycombe (1938)

The mayor of High Wycombe is weighed in an ancient...

THE BROTHER HOOD OF THE SEA - CALAIS

The Brother Hood Of The Sea - Calais (1924)

A carnival parade in Calais.

BLESSING THE HOUND'S BEFORE THE HUNT aka BLESSING THE HOUNDS BEFORE THE HUNT

Blessing The Hound's Before The Hunt AKA Blessing The Hounds Before The Hunt (1924)

French...

ASHBOURNE

Ashbourne (1925)

People play football through the town of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, it is a tradition...

ASHBOURNE CUTS

Ashbourne Cuts (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for ASHBOURNE in G 1167.

ROYAL MAUNDY GIFTS GREEN TINT

Royal Maundy Gifts Green Tint (1925)

60 elderly men and women receive £4.15 in Maundy money from Lord...

CHARLES - KING AND MARTYR 1649

Charles - King And Martyr 1649 (1930)

A service is held to mark the 281st anniversary of the execution...

HURLING

Hurling (1930)

Chaos reigns when the whole town of St. Columb joins in a Hurling match. Cornwall.

"Summer Is Y......Comen In" (1930)

First day of summer is celebrated with "Hobby Horse Revels" in...

THE ORIGIN OF FOOTBALL

The Origin Of Football (1930)

The XVth century Italian game of Calcio, the forerunner of football, is...

JEDBURGH

Jedburgh (1939)

People in Jedburgh turn out to play a strange traditional game, Scotland.

OLD TIME HAXEY HOOD GAME

Old Time Haxey Hood Game (1939)

Footage of the bizarre Haxey Hood game in Haxey, Lincolnshire.

DANCE OF THE PLOUGH STOTS AT GOATHLANDS

Dance Of The Plough Stots At Goathlands (1939)

The dance of the Plough Stots in Goathlands in...

MAKING THEMSELVES AT HOME

Making Themselves At Home (1940)

Polish troops stationed in Scotland learn and teach dances to local...

ROBBIE BURNS STATUE  aka

Robbie Burns Statue AKA "Robbie" Burns Birthday (1920)

A Wreath is placed by the statue of...

WHIT MONDAY PROCESSION

Whit Monday Procession (1924)

Huge crowds turn out for a parade in Manchester.

ROSE QUEEN

Rose Queen (1924)

Rose Queen lays a wreath on a war memorial.

HOPPING SEASON BEGINS AT PADDOCK WOOD

Hopping Season Begins At Paddock Wood (1919)

All hands on deck as whole families join in to gather...

ETON WALL GAME

Eton Wall Game (1952)

Boys from Eton College play their traditional game - This is what made England...

JAPANESE FLOWERS issue title - SAXON TO NORMAN

Japanese Flowers Issue Title - Saxon To Norman (1937)

Ikebana, the traditional Japanese method of...

TRIBESMEN IN ANNUAL SHOW

Tribesmen In Annual Show (1964)

Footage of the Goroka Festival in New Guinea.