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  • Short Summary

    1500 students from Manchester take part in rag to raise money for hospitals.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 1,500 students take part in annual merry Shrovetide "rag" in aid of hospitals. Manchester.

    M/S as male students in short skirts and jumpers perform a dance routine with other men. C/U of a cameraman filming them. L/S of crowds watching the students who are in various forms of fancy dress. M/S's of them cooking and tossing pancakes. M/S of a man dressed as a little girl, he presents a large bouquet of flowers to another man. M/S as floats parade through the town, one has a banner saying 'Vulgar Boatmen all alms on deck' another 'disarmament boat', people throw money at them. M/S as more floats pass by.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    820.10
    Media URN:
    18883
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:01:00 / 01:14:46:00
    Canister:
    G 1691

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