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  • Short Summary

    Footage of carnival procession in Welsh town.

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    Carnival - Wales.

    Parade is part of a festival / carnival / costume pageant; in Wales. DS looking up the street at the approaching parade; crowd on each side & spilling into street - - a policeman; and a civilian come along and move crowd back. Soldiers ride in cars decorated w/ flowers- homecoming; honours; heroes. World War One. A marching band follows. Young Naval cadets - boys in sailor uniforms march.

    Costume section: some people in traditional ethnic costumes; others dressed as clowns etc. children; and some adults - a small band - of ragged clowns playing musical instruments. Kid dressed as scarecrow; w/ a stick through sleeves of coat. Horse-drawn wagon covered w/ white cloth; w/ Union Jack and Welsh flag on poles. More wagons carry various personalities man holding a toddler who wears a tiny version of the Welsh hat; etc.. After last of these; the crowd pours into street.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:26:00 / 01:58:37:00
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