Widnes Sports 1920-1929

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    Widnes Sports.

    Titles read: "exclusive pictures taken for the Bozzadrome, Widnes."

    Shot of local VIP's. Boys' band from orphanage poses w/ instruments; on bass drum is painted Nazareth House Orphanage. Much of the film is of masses of boys and girls dressed in white spread out across the football field in rows and performing rhythmic movements w/ calisthenic exercises; dance moves; semaphore style arm motions. Also marching in formation; spelling out words. Then little girls perform folk dances; skipping around in circles; etc. Brief shot of kids running races. Shots panning along children sitting down. Not known if all the children performing are from the orphanage. Social services.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    76634
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2420.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:30:00 / 01:22:35:00
    Canister:
    ON 338 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 338 G
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