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  • Short Summary

    Queen of children's pageant is crowned at sports ground.

  • Description

    Crowning Queen - coronation of queen of children's pageant.

    Location of events unknown.

    Group of children (boys in uniform like Boys' Brigade) walk in procession across a long carpet laid on the grass at a sports ground or stadium. A girl aged about 11 walks along, holding large bouquet; wears long robe; smaller girls carry her robe and a little boy walks behind them; carrying a pillow w/ crown.

    Another little group follows around the current queen; another pretty prepubescent. Shot of older man placing crown on new queen's head. Children all pose on platform.

    Beauty contests; festivals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2416.16
    Media URN:
    76567
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:16:00 / 01:51:47:00
    Canister:
    ON 334 G

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