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    Manchester.

    Title: "Crowning of the Rose Queen at Heaton Park".

    M/S of group of little girls in white, a woman places a crown of roses onto the head of an awkward teenage girl. The girl is then presented with a sceptre by a boy dressed as a Regency page. C/U of the girl - the Rose Queen - standing next to an older woman. L/S of a crowd watching a country dancing display in Heaton Park. M/S of children dressed as pixies doing ridiculous dancing. M/S of a procession lead by Rose Queen and two Scotts bag pipers. C/U of a man with a white beard and a chain - the Mayor? M/S of a miserable looking couple, the woman holds a bouquet, he wears a mayoral chain. M/S of five posh women.

    Cuts / out takes start at around 01:15:03. Some more shots of girls in white and children in fancy dress. Some more shots of bagpipers. Some shots of a May Pole dance.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25834
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    504.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:05:00 / 01:18:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1304
    Sort Number:
    G 1304
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    Sport & Leisure
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    Social History
  • Stills

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

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