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  • Description

    Jousting contest and mediaeval processions mark the 2,000th birthday celebrations of the town of Carcassone.

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    Carcassone, France.

    Various shots show men on horseback in mediaeval costume riding from a castle and taking part in a jousting contest; a large crowd watches in the background. A marching band in mediaeval costume lead a procession of people in ornate mediaeval costume from a castle.

    Several shots show the President of France, Gaston Doumergue, watching the proceedings and getting into an open-top car and riding away.

    More shots of the jousting, and the jousters parading about the castle grounds.

    Note: this item is rather dark throughout - nitrate print uses for transfer.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    34950
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    734.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:00:00 / 01:43:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1523
    Sort Number:
    G 1523
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    Lifestyle & Culture
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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