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  • Short Summary

    The National Eisteddfod Festival of Wales.

  • Description

    Eisteddfod Festival in Wales.

    Pan across park filled with people dressed in robes that look like they're from a biblical pageant. Man hands a twisted horn to another in big white robe standing on a platform; he makes gesture of drinking from it and hands it back, then he reads something to crowd.

    Procession of uniformed men playing drums and horns; then more people in robes; some men dressed normally but carrying a large banner or tapestry with emblems on it symbolising Wales.

    Four more men carry a large pillow on which rests strange item that looks like its partly made of twisted horns; possibly this is the Welsh griffin. Procession continues with more people in robes; also women dressed up in their finest.

    Shot of procession on a street, more shots of the marchers. CU four girls, two young women and two children wearing Welsh costume. Bit of sibling rivalry - the larger of the 2 little girls pushes the other out of picture, a man pushes her back in, the women laugh.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1920
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:21:00 / 01:04:45:00
    ON 184 P

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