• Short Summary

    Duke of Gloucester is in Cardiff to see the opening procession of the Festival of Wales.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gwyl Cymru 1958".

    Cardiff, Wales. Festival of Wales.

    GV Procession passing the city hall led by a 40ft. steel red dragon on which rides Dame of Wales, Miss Mari Owen.

    SV Duke of Gloucester seated on the saluting base at the City hall.

    GV Massed procession of 450 boys and girls from every county of Wales. GV Large crowd watching.

    LV Float passing on the side is written 'The British Sub-Aqua Club' on the float are men dressed in frogmen outfits and others with underwater swimming apparatus.

    GV Procession of boys and girls from foreign countries which include Hungary, Poland and the Ukraine. LV Group of Indian men and women in the procession. LV Crowd shot.

    SV Three 'Diary' beauty Queens riding on a trailer.

    LV Balloons being released. LV Balloons passing a tall building.

    GV Welsh Guards marching passes, with band playing. LV Duke of Gloucester and other officials standing on the saluting base. LV Welsh regiment marching passed, led by three regimental goats.

    LV Crowd shot. LV Another tableau. GV Procession continues passed the City Hall. LV Six boy boxers wearing boxing gear, including gloves as they march in the procession. GV More floats passing the City Hall. (Neg.) Special issue for Wales.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:49:00 / 01:49:11:00
    58/36 (Wales)

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