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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the Russian Crown jewels on display.

  • Description

    Russian crown jewels. Location of events unknown.

    Gems; jewellery; Crown Jewels of the (former) Russian Empire. Opens w/ MS various crowns; swords; etc. displayed. CUs of ornate crowns- -artistic masterpieces incl. flowers & leaves made of gold & precious stones. CU pan over several objects: sword hilt; jewelled bowl; egg; tiara; etc.

    CU mechanical peacock spreads its tail; starts to walk across table.(Some of these fabulous & expensive objects may have been made by Faberge,. ECU hand holds open jewel case containing the Shah's diamond- -which was bought for 29 million rubles. Filmed in 1926. Royalty; Romanovs; Czar; luxury

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2524.22
    Media URN:
    77757
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1926
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:20:00 / 01:36:00:00
    Canister:
    ON 494 E

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