Polish Dancing Contest 1940

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Poland.

Panning shot of the people in traditional costumes from various parts of Poland on stage with a large band playing, applause heard off screen. Various shots of a group of dancers doing traditional dance, applause off screen.

Data

Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
66758
Sort Number:
UN 1753 A
Time in/Out:
01:00:02:00 / 01:01:13:00
Canister:
UN 1753 A
Film ID:
2403.01
Issue Date:

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