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  • Short Summary

    Footage of gypsies in Spain, dancing etc.

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    Gallican gypsies. Spain.

    Opens w/ scene of music & dancing; outdoors. Woman in FG dances; holding large sheer scarf up in back of her while she spins around etc. Man behind plays accordion; woman plays tambourine & others clap hands. Tiny kids just watch. Next a young man does a dance; just as wild and energetic - lots of jumps and kicks. People standing behind get into it - young girls also dance wildly.

    The group of gypsies sitting on ground for a meal or snack - passing bread; food; an old woman w/ scarves tied on head pours tea(she looks like the stereotypical gypsy fortune teller). Big man w/ beard wearing some giant piece of jewellery round his neck; seems to be the head of family; waving arms; speaking; looks angry. Cute children - little boy in big hat. Finally CU of the bearded man alone; standing in front of trees ; and still speaking; waving arm and looking angry. Customs. Romany.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:03:00
    ON 198 A

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