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    Full title reads: "Thames Ditton. 'Plaiting the maypole' ... on horseback! Princess Marie Louise and Lord Trenchard, at unique exhibition of perfect equestrianship by Metropolitan mounted police - at annual tournament."

    Thames Ditton, Surrey.

    Policemen on horseback perform ancient Maypole ceremony. They ride round the pole holding ribbons and weaving in and out to form a plait.

    Shot of dignitaries watching - presumably including Princess Marie Louise and Lord Trenchard. More shots of Mounted policemen performing their display.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6586
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    729.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:38:00 / 01:56:14:00
    Canister:
    33/57
    Sort Number:
    33/057
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

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

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