Greater Brighton Celebrations 1928

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    Full titles read: "Greater Brighton Celebrations - A thousand players take part in Pageant of famous watering place's history."

    Brighton, East Sussex.

    L/S of numerous people on horses, including several women in coned-shaped mediaeval hats, on a recreational field. A crowd watches from the spectator stand. Several more L/S of the pageant passing across the field - it is all a bit too far away to be very interesting!

    A clergyman comes onto the field, swinging a decanter about; he is followed by choirboys, monks and other clergymen assisting a bishop. The Bishop (of Sussex?) blesses people in the pageant. M/S panning across the field shows people in medieval dress setting up stalls and dancing. L/S of more costumed people walking past the spectators.

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    British Pathé
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    01:28:24:00 / 01:30:17:00
    G 1507
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    G 1507
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