Unique Air Festival 1928

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    Item title reads - Unique air festival. Schoolboys from every Province compete in National Kite-Flying contest. Japan.

    Various shots of the children running along the street carrying their kites between them, they also wave various flags. M/S of one group posing with their square kite, M/S as they let it fly into the air. Various shots of the people pulling on the ropes and of all the kites in the air. M/S as one comes down to earth and sweeps along the ground. M/S of men running around while a boy waves a flag.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33617
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    712.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:00:00 / 01:16:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1465
    Sort Number:
    G 1465
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
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    Japan, 1900-1945
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