Ballroom Dancing 1947

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    BALLROOM DANCING CONTEST

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    Various long shots of a large dancing hall with couples dancing and large crowd around watching them. As the item progresses less couples are seen on the dancing floor. Judges are seated at tables around, orchestra is playing and the couples have numbers attached to their backs. Couples finish and leave the floor.

    Note - date found in the old record 08/04/1947.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    63845
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2150.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:40:00 / 01:30:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 1668 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 1668 D
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