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  • Short Summary

    Ancient ceremony marks the Proclamation of Welsh National Eisteddfod in Pontypool.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "All Wales is a sea of song." Pardie procession and ancient Gorsedd ceremony at Proclamation of Welsh National Eisteddfod's. Pontypool, Wales.

    L/S as people gather wearing traditional Welsh costumes and long robes. A group of graduates in robes walk through with banners, followed by people in white robes. M/S of a man blowing a bugle stood next to a man in robes. Something that looks like a big pipe or horn is given to the man, he then hands it back to the woman. C/U of a little child in a big Welsh hat. The camera pans across the crowd where someone is making a speech, everyone else listens.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    310.04
    Media URN:
    23850
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:17:00 / 01:06:02:00
    Canister:
    G 994

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