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    Memphis, United States of America

    1948 COTTON CARNIVAL IN MEMPHIS, AMERICA

    MS the carnival King and Queen, King Howard Stovall and Queen Barbara Hood in fine robes walking through a ceremonial bodyguard sword salute. MS they are presented with the key to Memphis. CU Head shot of the King. CU Head shot of the Queen. L.M.S they pose in group with their attendants. LS people waiting at night for firework display. LS the brilliantly lit Royal barge on the Wolf River. M.S Ditto CU King and Queen waving from the barge. MS a group of pretty girls attending the Queen. C.U. full screen shot of rockets exploding against dark sky. CU the King and Queen walking between the guards. M.S. Spectators waving. L.M.S The royal party on a lavish float, decorated with cotton blossoms parade through town. CU they wave to the crowd. M.S. Other shots of floats depicting carnival celebrations in every corner of the world. CU Pan up legs to head of one of the girls on a float. M.S. More of the pageant

    Mute B/W. Lav

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    67024
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2441.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:57:00 / 01:37:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 1945 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1945 F
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    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Memphis at Night Circus and Carnival Scenes 1950s America Celebrations
  • Stills

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