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  • Short Summary

    Celebrations to mark anniversary of the Union of Transylvania with Romania.

  • Description

    Celebrations in Alba-Iulia to mark anniversary of the Union of Transylvania with Romania.

    Coronation Cathedral in the town of Alba-Iulia (in central Romania; in the former principality of Transylvania). 1929.

    Procession through streets in progress. In procession is Queen Marie (much admired for her work during the War) and other members of royal family; some military men; Eastern Orthodox priest. They pass under an arch; walk down steps. Royal family appears on balcony, including the young King Michael I.

    Parade across a field or parade ground: people in traditional ethnic costumes; various groups in uniforms; and even peasants w/ a herd of sheep. Flags of some other countries including USA are carried; but can't see who has them. Group of schoolgirls form large circle and skip round; then converge again holding up Romanian flags. Romanian Army soldiers marching and on horseback and motorcycles; small tanks rolling down the field.

    For search purposes - Rumania, Rumanian.

    Royalty. Ceremonies.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2424.08
    Media URN:
    76706
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1922
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:08:00 / 01:28:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 344 A

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