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  • Short Summary

    Gymkhana, garden display and acrobats at Annual Floral Fete, Shrewsbury.

  • Description

    Missing title reads according to issue sheet: "110,000 PEOPLE. Attend great Annual Floral Fete".

    Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

    M/S of acrobat performers of Oriental origin, pan to show enormous crowd watching the outdoor performance. L/S of crowd, there are several marquees dotted about field. Various L/Ss of crowd watching horse riding and gymkhana events. More general crowd scenes. More shots of horses jumping in gymkhana events. Various shots of immaculate display gardens with fountains and ponds. Various shots of people wandering around fete, between marquees.

    Note: shots do not appear to be edited in any particular order - look like cuts / out takes.

    Note: more shots of this event exist - see record for UN-ID NEG in G 1323 on Pathe Master tape *PM0632*. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    628.16
    Media URN:
    59526
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:33:00 / 01:46:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1322

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