• Short Summary

    Pageant in Germany commemorating burgomaster's drink which saved town 300 years ago.

  • Description

    Rothenburg, Germany.

    LV. Procession proceeding through Rothenburg, Germany. This is a procession commemorating burgomaster's drink which saved the town 300 years ago. SV. Men in old time costumes passing in front of crowd. LV. Men on horseback wearing old style armour in procession. SV. Fowl being carried on pole. CU. People in crowd holding live duck. MV. Man delivered speech in Square (natural sound, German), & SV. CU. Citizens in old time costumes. Burgomaster drinking from tankard. SCU. Little dog begging (standing on back legs and waving front legs up and down). SV. Band in old time costume playing traditional music. LV. Dancing in square, & SV. CU. Guest holding tankard. CU. Man playing big trumpet. SV. Dancing, & SCU. CU. Soldier in old time uniform. Crowd in background. GV. Dancing in square

    (Lav.) (Orig.C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1453.18
    Media URN:
    47468
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:59:00 / 01:50:00:00
    Canister:
    51/43

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