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    Item title reads - Carnival time in South Wales.

    South Wales carnival. (LNER).

    L/S of people sat around the war memorial whilst carnival chairman Frank Curtis gives out the rules. L/S of people gathered for the event. M/S as Miss Mary Jones, the carnival queen, arrives and steps up to the platform, M/S of her and attendants. M/S as she is crowned by Gwen Owen, C/U of Mary wearing the crown. The past carnival queen comes to congratulate her. The camera pans across the crowds.

    Various shots of procession where a clown conducts the band which follows. M/S of children on a float. Various shots of people parading in fancy dress whilst others ride by on floats. Children wave. M/S of a coal mine, the camera pans across the people gathered in front at the carnival. M/S as the camera pans across the officials and organisers of the carnival.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    17856
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    979.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:09:00 / 01:07:29:00
    Canister:
    38/70
    Sort Number:
    38/070
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    Future of the Valleys Mining in South Wales Mining in South Wales
  • Stills

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

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