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  • Short Summary

    Children release balloons as part of the annual balloon race.

  • Description

    Volendam, Holland (aka Netherlands).

    Title: "By the side of the Zuyder Zee. Annual Toy Balloon Race in the land of the Windmills".

    M/S of a crowd of children holding balloons, the girls wear traditional Dutch bonnets. M/S of the children walk through a village holding their balloons. High angles shot of the procession going down a narrow path by the sea.

    Picturesque M/S of the crowd of children standing on the village green, all at once they release their balloons into the air. M/S of a group of girls in traditional dress looking into the air as the balloons sail away.

    Note: 'Zyder' is spelt on the title card and in old records as 'Zuyder'. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    346.11
    Media URN:
    24491
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:43:00 / 01:31:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1100

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