Full title reads: Helston. '... and they sang as they danced along'. Old folk, young folk - just the same - dance through the town in the quaint centuries old Furry Dance."
Crowds gather in the streets of Helston while a brass band plays 'The Floral Dance'.
Travelogue of Britain urging us to 'travel royally in this new Elizabethan age' with BOAC.
The Furry Dance in Helston sees the whole town joining in and dancing through the streets in a big procession. Cornwall.
50's pagan dancing ritual - pagan rituals have changed over years... Interesting watch for today's pagans.
The annual festival at Helston in Cornwall includes the ancient Furry Dance which people perform in the town.
George Baker sings "The Floral Dance" at the piano - intercut with shots of the eponymous dance.
News in a Nutshell brings the "Floral Dance" performed in the streets of Cornwall, the Royal Tournament at Olympia and a children's athletic display in Sunderland
People in Luxembourg dance in parade as part of an ancient ceremony.
The Furry clock has little models which dance around like the real couples in Helston, Cornwall.
News in a Nutshell - Furry Dance in Cornwall, schoolboys football final at Upton Park, and one of the rescued miners at Nova Scotia.
Lots of bits and pieces of dance footage - mostly 1940s and 1950s.
The ancient Furry Dance takes place in the Cornish town, Helston, Cornwall.
Various unedited material of the Berlin Tattoo - marching bands, motorcycle stunts, traditional dancing...
Short but sweet travelogue showing various spots in Cornwall and its residents.
Film about the Edinburgh Festival - lovely performance footage and Edinburgh scenes
Excellent retrospective looking back over 50 years - this reel features entertainers and leisure.
Out takes (cuts, rushes) for stories featured in CP 709; springtime in various countries.
In Llandudno, a little girl in crowned the Rose Queen to mark Pretty Rose Day.
Tenth anniversary of Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II - Technicolor.
Musical accompaniment to Russian May Day enormous & impressive parade in Red Square.
Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.
Great holiday cruise and safari footage - visits to Canary Islands and South Africa.
Little girls learning to hula dance in Hawaii.
Marching band and disco for cadets at Greenwich Naval College.
Footage of little girl dancing at fete in Seville, Spain.