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  • Short Summary

    Countess of Waldegrave performs opening ceremony. Bath.

  • Description

    Bath Red Cross Fair.

    Festivals. Bath Red Cross Fair. GV park with a bunch of seats set up in front of a pillared building in BG; people walking about; lots of trees. Quick CU of people walking past. Side shot of a man giving a speech; with other speakers or dignitaries seated behind him. Same place: a small child standing beside one of the ladies sitting; woman kisses child; child shakes hands with the person in next seat. Cute.

    Quick shot of children dancing round a Maypole. CU People walking under trees. Back to kids at the Maypole dance -- a longer shot this time; kids all running around with streamers; more kids on hill in BG; also union Jack in BG held by a girl. All the children are wearing white. Games; holidays. Ceremonial procession bit. Looks like it was a fine warm spring day.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1874.51
    Media URN:
    72097
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:10:00 / 01:53:12:00
    Canister:
    ON 048 L

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