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    St. Ives, Cornwall.

    Title reads: "... and they sang as they danced along. Old and young dance around knills steeple every five years to share in ancient bequest".

    M/S of crowd of people standing in shrubby bit of countryside. L/S of a crowd gathered around a spiky brick pyramid (looks like top of church spire). M/S of a man allowing two members of crowd - an elderly couple - through wrought iron gate and up some steps. M/S of a fiddler leading the old couple and a group of girls in white dancing around base of pyramid. M/S of an elderly woman standing next to a man in ceremonial robes in tricorne hat. C/U of little girls and fiddler; they appear to be singing.

    Note: high contrast to image. According to issue sheet a yellow tinted nitrate print exists.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25951
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    540.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:24:00 / 01:42:36:00
    Canister:
    G 1315
    Sort Number:
    G 1315
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Cornish Folk Cornwall HMS WAVE flirting 1920-30 Cornwall Cornwall
  • Stills

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

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