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  • Short Summary

    A carnival with fun and fancy dress at Hove, near Brighton.

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    Item title reads: " Brighton. Greater Hove celebrations - famous seaside town celebrates expansion with gay carnival "

    Hove, Sussex

    M/S from a high angle of a carnival procession of floats, followed by people on horseback depicting various people from history, including cowboys and Indians. A float made up as an aeroplane makes its way along rain soaked roads. Crowds line the route. The camera pans across a line of people, showing children and adults in various costumes. C/U of two young girls dressed as nurses, one waves. A child is dressed up as a South Sea Islander with a flower garland. They smile at the camera. The adults are in various garb, one has a sign 'Hove's Greatest Cabbage', an old man is dressed like Neptune, with two beauties on either side of him, laughing. It looks windy.

    Note: VHS Sleeve title indicates 'Greatest House'.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:09:00 / 01:21:55:00
    G 1433

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