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    Item title reads - A pageant of Merrie England. Episode of English history enacted in Ashdown Forest, before the Duchess of York. East Sussex.

    M/S as Elizabeth, Duchess of York walks along with another lady, several other couples follow her. M/S as a parade of people dressed in Elizabethan costume walk past the camera. M/S as one man holds a metal bar under a hammer attached to a long wooden pole on a pivot, the hammer swings down and hits the metal, another man hits it in between the pole going up and down. M/S of a marriage, the couple kneel before clergyman who blesses them, then they walk off hand in hand with their arms raised.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    36017
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    796.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:40:00 / 01:17:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1626
    Sort Number:
    G 1626
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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