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  • Description

    Full titles read: 'The Pilgrim Fathers come back - for a day! to assist University Students to "hold up the town" in great Charity "Rag".'

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

    M/S of a small boat stopping alongside a snow-covered quay; men in old fashioned costumes wait on the quayside; one holding a scroll. Several women in 17th century costume (bonnets and shawled dresses), holding collection boxes, and men in various kinds of fancy dress (American Indian, Canadian Mountie) get out of the boat and are greeted by the others. The women crouch down while one of the men spouts off, religious evangelist-style. A man with a huge false moustache and kind of town crier costume reads from the scroll.

    L/Ss show different floats in the 'rag' procession through the centre of Nottingham, all with an American theme - prohibition, movie making, pierot prison inmates (?) - and all under a heavy snowfall! Two trams follow close behind.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33762
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    720.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:08:00 / 01:05:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1484
    Sort Number:
    G 1484
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Nottinghamshire
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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