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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Helston, Cornwall.

    No item titles for this story. However, the paperwork titles read: "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."

    L/S's of people walking out of doorway from building (the people are divided into pairs), a man leads the procession beating a large drum. The couples give a little skip as they pass the camera. L/S's of the procession making it's way throughout the town, some give a little dance in the street. L/S's of people dancing in the grounds of a stately home.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    788.26
    Media URN:
    36488
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:53:00 / 01:37:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1606

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