• Short Summary

    Rain hampers the ceremony to crown a Holiday Queen in Wales.

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    Caernarvon, Wales.

    GV. Caernarvon Castle pan down to crowd. SV. A Queen in procession, SV. A Queen bowing. LV. Pan Queens assembling on grass stage. SV. Queen and attendants walking on grass verge. CU. Welsh Dragon on Train: pan up to attendants. LV. Queen bowing from grass stage. STV. Faireys in procession. & G.T.V. SV. Faireys on grass stage. LV. People lining castle wall. SV. Queens being covered with coats and leaving stage in rain. SV. Queen with Mac over head leaving stage. BV. Attendants with macs over head. SV. People sheltering from rain. pan to Queens leaving platform. SV. Queens rushing towards in rain. SV. Two fairies covered in plastic raincoat. LV. People lining wall pan down to crowds. SV. People sitting in raincoats. SV. Trumpeters announcing retiring Queen and Queen elect. SV. Other Queens looking on. LV. Retiring Queen Miss Mair Jones walking onto grass stage. Right. pan to new Queen Miss Gwenda Jones approaching from left. Nearer shot Queens meet. LV. Queen walk to centre of stage. SV. Crowd. SCU. Two Queens bowing heads. CU. New Queen. SV. Two maids bowing before Queen. GV. Ceremony. SV. new walks forward to be crowned by Miss Mary Germaine (British Film Starlet) CU. Miss Germaine takes hands from crown... Queen bows pan to Miss Germaine. LV. Queen and retinue. (Orig. Neg.)

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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:
    01:52:11:00 / 01:54:10:00
    52/64 (Special)

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