Item title reads - "Summer is Y....comen in" and Padstow still welcomes the day with the "Hobby Horse Revels" which some say dates back to pagan days! Cornwall.
M/S of an elderly man wearing a white dress and hat with a veil. Next to him is someone in big round dark costume with hobby horse's...
Ancient custom carried out in the streets of a Cornwall Town - men dressed as horses welcome Summer.
Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.
A film to advertise Britain's cultural and sporting events - Shakespeare, Wimbledon, Cowes etc. c 1957
Fantastic film educating Americans on the bizarre customs, etiquette and traditions of the British! c 1974
Travelogue of Britain urging us to 'travel royally in this new Elizabethan age' with BOAC.
News in a Nutshell brings the "Floral Dance" performed in the streets of Cornwall, the Royal Tournament at Olympia and a children's athletic display in Sunderland
News in a Nutshell includes Lord Nuffield at Cycle Show, fire on S.S. Iris, and anniversary of march on Rome.
Men of the Metropolitan Police College perform stunts on motorbikes and cars for a crowd of people.
Great film outlining the events of 1933.
The ancient Furry Dance takes place in the Cornish town of Helston.
Duke of Gloucester names a new lifeboat in Padstow.
Ancient ceremony of the Riding of the Marches is revived in Annan, Scotland.
Scenes showing rural life in England.
Compilation of Colour Material of the Queen Mother.
Wild horses being driven home from summer pasture, Provence, France.
Queen Soraya of Iran attends Horse Jumping competition in Rome.
Scenes from the Summer Heat Wave in England.
Hop pickers leave London Bridge by train for working holiday in Kent.
A white horse wearing a ladies hat - why?
The traditional horse race and festivities in the town square in Sienna.
French students parade through the capital in a joyous rag parade.
Various shots London decorated for the postponed Coronation of King Edward VII.
Comedy dance featuring a woman dressed as a child - rather strange.
Rehearsals for Trooping the Colour on Horse Guards Parade, London.