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    Karastu, Japan.

    Title: "The Circus Comes to Town. Weird and wonderful creations in picturesque annual 'Animal Fair'."

    High angled shot of a parade of people in traditional Japanese costumes and huge floats in the shape of dragons. M/S of the parade as it goes down a street. M/S of a gang of men in kimonos drag along a float in the shape of an ornate ship. M/S of a dragon float, traditionally dressed men and boys run around it waving flags. L/S of two fish shaped floats being dragged across a field by gangs of flag waving men. M/S of a large model of a gold fish with flapping fins. Panning shot of a row of floats parked on a field, crowds of men people wander past admiring them.

    Note: slight damage on nitrate neg. visible at start of item.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26620
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    664.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:11:00 / 01:20:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1359
    Sort Number:
    G 1359
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
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    The Flag footage request The Flag: Japan Japan, 1900-1945 Pre-1920 Circus Empire of Japan
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