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  • Short Summary

    Carnival in Coventry including the crowning of Lady Godiva, West Midlands.

  • Description

    Coventry, West Midlands.

    Full titles read: "A CITY OF "PEEPING TOMS" - The ride of Lady Godiva (Miss Muriel Mellerup)... the crowning feature of Coventry's Pageant."

    L/S of large crowds lining the street for the carnival. A large castle shaped float can be seen coming down the street, followed by numerous people in the procession. L/S's of Lady Godiva riding through the street side saddle, on white horse. M/S's of Godiva (Muriel Mellerup), sitting on horse, her body is covered by very long hair (and not much else !).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    794.18
    Media URN:
    35983
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:01:00 / 01:24:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1620

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