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    Chester, Cheshire

    SUMMER COUNTY FESTIVAL SPONSORED BY MAKERS OF SUMMER COUNTY MARGARINE

    Various shots of a display of country dancing by North West Area of English Folk Dance and Song Society. MS. Spectators. MS. CU. Spectators clapping in time with the music. High angle GV. of the Festival taking place in field. CU. Woman 'Calling' through microphone. CU. Gramophone record spinning on turntable. MS. Rabbit and cat in a basket, in pets corner, being petted by children. CUs. Girl holding a dog. MS. Girl holding a monkey. CU of the monkey's face, he starts to search through his fur. Various shots of young girls dancing and marching with pompoms. (The Morris Dancing Competition? by a troop from Rhostyllen, Wales). CUs. Children watching.

    LSs. as traffic is diverted around a car crash on the A-41, in pouring rain. MS. Traffic at a standstill, showing car's windscreen wiper working. CU. Pan up from falling into puddle, to line of cars passing by. MS. CUs. Cyclists sheltering from rain beneath tree. MS. of the wrecked car, showing its bonnet smashed in. CU. Policeman directing traffic.

    LS. as boy slides down cable holding on by his hands only, a woman standing in the way gets knocked down (funny moment). MS Children being rolled along inside hoops.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Cataloguers Note: Very good shots depticting traditional country dancing

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    85346
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2972.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:42:00 / 01:44:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 3388 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3388 C
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    Holidays Fairport Convention Folk Dance England Newsround WW1 Folk dance
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