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  • Short Summary

    A variety of floats in procession at carnival in Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • Description

    Festival at Stratford-upon-Avon. Location of events unknown.

    Children's festival; pageant. Coronation of little girl as queen of whatever. MS kids arranged on steps set up outside in a park. A little girl sits on throne at top; while other girls and boys stand along steps - all of them are dressed up in fancy costumes; the girls all carry flowers and wear other flowers in their hair. An older girl; standing by the throne; places crown on the new queen's head. A boy on steps bows and backs down steps. He and another boy both bow and back away. Parade; w/ the Queen and her Court riding on a float decorated w/ flowers. Possibly the May Queen - (on May Day holiday of course). Ritual; tradition; cute kids etc.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:07:00
    ON 193 A

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