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  • Short Summary

    Regency style dancers perform a minuet in a little garden in Ireland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "In Great Grandma's Days. Miss Harkness and her party of Minuet Dancers who took part in the great Period Ball at the RDS Bi-Centenary Celebrations."

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Top view of group of men and women dressed in regency period / 18th Century costume walk across a lawn.

    The group perform a dainty minuet dance of the correct style for the period.

    MS of four men in costume sitting at a table smoking long pipe and drinking. A boy stands - blacked up to represent an African slave - and looks on.

    More shots of the dancing. The whole dance is very dignified.

    Shot of group of the men and women chatting. The women use their fans. Lots of bowing and kneeling and kissing of hands.

    More shots of dancing. MS of three costumed women fanning themselves. More shots of dancing.

    N.B. RDS - stands for Royal Dublin Society.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    815.27
    Media URN:
    10774
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:53:00 / 01:36:53:00
    Canister:
    31/52

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