• Short Summary

    A celebration of Queen Elizabeth at the rehearsal of "Merrie England", Scarborough, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Scarborough, Yorkshire.

    Full titles read: "A PAGE FROM THE PAST - (Filmed at Scarborough's "Merrie England" Rehearsal."

    Intertitle reads: "Despite the lack of motors - aeroplanes, wireless, tanks, big guns and poison gas, they seem to have had a merry time in the days of good Queen Bess, so lets put back the clock some three centuries and join in their ----- -------- great Queen." (Unfortunately part of the title is obscured by the time code).

    L/Ss of trumpeters dressed in traditional Elizabethan style clothing playing a fanfare. Group shots of women dressed as Queen Elizabeth, surrounded hundreds of people dressed in period costume of the time. They sing a song on a hillside. Various shots of people cheering as and waving as the Queen is rowed across a lake in large rowing boat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1054.14
    Media URN:
    37217
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:31:00 / 01:28:28:00
    Canister:
    PT 116

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