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  • Short Summary

    Fancy dress parade and 'coronation' of girl as Rose Queen.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Crowning of Warrington's Rose Queen".

    Warrington, Cheshire.

    M/S of a girl in white with a long cloak held by two more little girls - the Rose Queen. Women in fancy dress and more little girls in white follow them as they walk across a field. M/S of the Rose Queen sitting on a throne on a platform draped in chiffon. As the Queen walks up the steps to the platform, a boy dressed as page bows. M/S of a posh looking woman placing a crown of flowers on the Rose Queen's head. C/U of the Rose Queen, she turns her head so she is in profile.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:26:30. M/S of little girl and boy doing dance on wooden platform. Panning shot little girls dressed as fairies. M/S of girls in white floaty dresses dancing. More shots of fancy dress parade. Otherwise same or similar to edited bit of the story.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:25:00 / 01:29:18:00
    G 1317

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