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  • Short Summary

    Carnival floats in procession through city, crowning of Carnival King and Queen.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gaiety In Memphis. Salute to Carnival King Cotton and his Queen.".

    Cotton carnival at Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of carnival going through crowd lined streets. Glamorous women pose gracefully on floats. Some wear period costumes, others floaty dresses. Floats have large model flowers, butterflies and horses on them.

    Various shots of crowning of Carnival King and Queen. Someone hands them a massive model key - the key to the city. The Queen blows a kiss of camera.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 36/44 (LNER version).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2741.34
    Media URN:
    80757
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:29:00 / 01:58:35:00
    Canister:
    36/44 / UNI GAZ ROLL 53

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