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  • Short Summary

    Floats and people parade in the May Day Procession at Llandudno, Wales.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Annual May Day Procession in brilliant sunshine attracts huge crowds. Llandudno, North Wales.

    L/S of men dressed as cavaliers riding on horses, boys follow in waistcoats and white tops. M/S as a band marches along playing, it is followed by various cars which are decorated with flowers. Horse drawn carts are part of the parade and a child is lifted up and given a wreath. M/S as he bows and places it on the cenotaph. M/S of children dressed in white sitting on the float.

    Cars and trucks drive past all decorated with flowers and ribbons. M/S of a band walking along and cavaliers on the back of a float. Decorated bicycles are wheeled past the crowd followed by a goose on a float. Various shots of horses, carts and cars. The fire brigade go past on their engine. L/S as the camera pans across lovely countryside and hills. L/S of the Palladium in North Wales.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:35:09 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:37:00 / 01:38:36:00
    G 1190

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