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    Budapest, Hungary

    CHRISTMAS IN THE HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT BUILDING.

    Traditional Hungarian music throughout. MS Boy, dressed as page at steps to entrance of parliament building. He climbs the steps as others in elaborate fancy dress follow. WS Interior as children in variety of fancy dress costumes climb the stairs. (several shots) Three girls in long gowns. GV Overhead shot of crowds as guests arrive in the hall. LS Xmas tree and Santa Claus. Pan over full screen of children's faces and audience. Pan up from two children's legs to show their costume and faces. MS Little girl and boy stand next to Santa Claus. CU Girl adjusts her party hat. MS Santa dances with girl. MS Page dancing with Bo Peep. CU Boy dressed as Hussar. MS Two girls in spotted headscarfs. MS group of boys dressed as cowboys, they move off to dance. MS The crowd of couples dancing. CU Fan. Pan to reveal to children in Chinese costumes. MS Children dancing. MS Gypsy band CU Dulcimer-player. CU Girl playing the violin. CU Boy playing violin. CU Boy dressed as elder woman in hat and glasses. MS Girl with stethoscope listens to boys chest. MS Girls playing tambourines. Child dressed as football dances. MS 3 children hold hands and spin. MS & GV Children in costume and couples dancing

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    Cataloguers Note: Charming film with wonderful children's fancy dress costumes

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    79185
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2664.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:02:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2709 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2709 D
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Christmas Girl Christmas Parties Roma Gypsies
  • Stills

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

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