• Short Summary

    Good colour footage of flower carnival in Jersey.

  • Description

    Battle of Flowers. Jersey.

    L/S people picking flowers in Jersey for the Battle of the Flowers. C/U woman putting flowers into basket. C/U women picking flowers. M/S of children picking flowers. C/U bunch of flowers. M/S women cleaning flower heads in hangar at night. C/U woman sticking flower head onto float. C/U another float. L/S float being prepared. L/S of float being prepared. C/U flower head having glue put on it. L/S as the girl sticks the flower head onto part of the float. Nearly completed float. Pan down to man working at base of float. C/U woman putting petals onto float. C/U tray of hair rollers. Pan across to 'Miss Battle of Flowers' having her hair done.

    C/U Miss Battle of Flowers. M/S Miss Battle of Flowers having hair done. Also, shots of her having nails manicured. While hair is being dried. C/U having hair dried. L/S of 'Mayerling' coach pulls up outside ABC Cinema jersey. C/U horse's head. M/S coach pulls away. Man salutes from coach. C/U pan float. Pan up to show float. M/S of float. Shot of float with clown in middle and young girls and boys dressed up as clowns. M/S pan float depicting Doddy and his Diddymen. Figure of woman comes into picture in C/U It goes by and camera lands up on original Diddy float. High angle shot of the crowd.

    M/S pan another float: girl done up as mermaid. Pan across to man which could be depicted Neptune, King of the Sea. M/S pan float with revolving house on top of it. C/U young girl waving from float. M/S revolving house. C/U young girl waving from outside of revolving house. C/U part of a float. M/S pan the 'Mayerling' coach. C/U character of film waving from 'Mayerling' coach. Pan to woman doing same. L/S float depicting ski run. L/S float carrying Battle of Flower waving.

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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:
    01:51:18:00 / 01:54:03:00

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