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  • Short Summary

    Some fabulous costumes made by Royal Academy students for the Chelsea Arts Ball.

  • Description

    London.

    Title: "The Chelsea Arts Ball. Royal Academy Students 'stunt', for the 'the Ball of the year' ... 'the Wedding of Isis'."

    M/S of a procession of students walking between two tall buildings; they are dressed in elaborate Egyptian costumes, one girl sits on a throne carried on the shoulders by some of the male students. M/S of girl on the throne. Panning shot of the students in their costumes; a lot of effort has gone into authentic looking head-dresses, wigs and fans.

    Intertitle: "Architectural students will present 'the Serpent of the Nile'."

    M/S of a line of students outside some university buildings, a couple of men are arranging a sheet draped over the heads of the students. High angled shot of the students; we see that the sheet is part of a snake costume, the students at the front of the line hold up a model of a snake's head; the serpent winds its way down a London street - looks very effective!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    456.15
    Media URN:
    25609
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:57:00 / 01:32:00:00
    Canister:
    G 1273

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