• Short Summary

    The ancient Furry Dance takes place in the Cornish town of Helston.

  • Description

    Full title reads: Helston. '... and they sang as they danced along'. Old folk, young folk - just the same - dance through the town in the quaint centuries old Furry Dance."

    Helston, Cornwall.

    Crowds gather in the streets of Helston while a brass band plays 'The Floral Dance'.

    People move along the street dancing the traditional Furry (or Furrey) dance. A the start of the parade are children.

    Shots of the parade coming down steps - here we see men and women dancers dressed in top hats and posh frocks.

    More shots of people dancing and parading.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    705.25
    Media URN:
    6154
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:40:00 / 01:47:30:00
    Canister:
    33/38

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