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  • Short Summary

    Local pageant in Scotland, a girl is crowned the 'Beltane Queen'

  • Description

    Peebles, Borders, Scotland.

    Title: "Crowning of the Beltane Queen at Peebles".

    M/S of a girl dressed in white stepping out of a carriage, a boy dressed as a medieval page takes her arm , two smaller boys hold her long cloak. L/S of the girl kneeling on a cushion at the top steps leading to a church entrance. Around her are more girls in white holding flowers and a crowd of adults. A woman places a crown on the girl's head and she sits on a throne. C/U of the girl - the Beltane Queen - sitting on her throne (she's no oil painting!).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    508.02
    Media URN:
    25863
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:37:00 / 01:10:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1307

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