• Short Summary

    Wine tasting, initiation into the "Bon Temps" wine appreciators clan and folk dancing.

  • Description

    Chateau Maucaillou, Bordeaux, France.

    Various shots of men in red robes performing an initiation ceremony. John Hall smells and tastes wine to prove he can identify them. This is the Bon Temps ceremony and he is made a commander of the Bon Temps by the Grand Master. He promises to be faithful to the wines of the Medoc area.

    Narrator observes that wine is becoming increasingly popular as a drink for all ages. Various shots of two air hostesses sampling wine in the cellars of a famous chateau (not identified). Good C/U of the girls sampling wine.

    Exterior shot - tractor moving through field of vines. The stewardesses chat to the tractor driver. M/S of crop being sprayed with pesticides. Various shots of the chateau exterior and scenic shots of the vineyards.

    Folk dancing in the grounds of the chateau - a group of adults and children dance in traditional dress. The dance is the Farondelle.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    249.04
    Media URN:
    36515
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:17:00 / 01:07:51:00
    Canister:
    CP 453

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