Belgian Bachelors Look For Mates 1964

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    Between Mons and Brussels, Belgium

    VS In main street of Ecaussin with drum majorettes marching along. MS Rear view of two couples walking along with their arms around each other. MV Couples slow dance on open air dance floor. VS The young men and women sit down to tea and some start petting and kissing, and the ceremony goes on introducing bachelors to prospective mates - this is known as the 'Gouter Matrimonial', the tea time matrimonial party.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 22/05/1964.

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    Cataloguer:
    Mark
    Stock:
    Black & White
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    Mute
    Media URN:
    88608
    Sort Number:
    UN 3892 D
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:11:00 / 01:45:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 3892 D
    Film ID:
    3149.11
    Issue Date:
    1964
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