The Bright Side Of Brandenburg 1931

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    Brandenburg, Germany. "The brightest items our Cameraman came across were these lassies."

    C/U of an embroidered piece of fabric, revealed to be part of an elaborate hat as a woman turns her head to face the camera. This is presumably an item of Brandenburg national dress. M/S of group of women wearing lace outfits - the women are quite elderly and the dresses very girlie so it looks slightly odd. "Custom lingers here more than anywhere - Paris may change its spots every month, but not Brandenburg." Panning shots of women in traditional costume. Various shots of their outfits.

    "All this "to do", we discovered, was in celebration of a good harvest." High angle shots of parade through the streets. "Eve, Adam, and the little Eves "'Ad'em" M/S of group of women wearing another style of traditional dress. C/U of some of the girls laughing. "It takes a top hat to make the men more sedate." M/S of a parade, men wear top hats and tail coats, the women wear ornate traditional dress of some kind. Another shot of the parade. "But, the proudest were the bairns - " Two shots of children in traditional dress.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue 534.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1931
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    Media URN:
    16791
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    944.15
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:00:00 / 01:34:30:00
    Canister:
    EP 218
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    EP 218
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