People in Elizabethan costume rehearse for the Wimbledon Historical Pageant. Surrey.
Item title reads - In sylvan surroundings where Queen Elizabeth once lived - rehearsals for forthcoming Wimbledon Historical Pageant. Wimbledon, Surrey.
L/S of a lady dressed as Queen Elizabeth I, she walks along followed by couples in Elizabethan dress holding hands. M/S of Cavaliers and some ladies with children, they are followed by a soldier on a horse and others in various historical costumes, including a bishop.
M/S of men and women in costume stood in a field, various shots as they perform a dance, going forward and meeting each other then interweaving. M/S as the ladies twirl. M/S of the bishop blessing a woman who kisses his hand. M/S of the lady dressed as Queen Elizabeth and her attendants. M/S of a little girl sat on the Cavalier's knee. M/S of them both sat on a horse, he gives her a kiss, a lady comes and carries her off. M/S of the Cavalier with a camera, the film camera pans across to Queen Elizabeth and her attendants, various shots as he points the camera at them.
Note: the cuts run from 01:03:50 to the end of the item. There is an orange tinted version of this item with the same title and footage minus cuts on *PM0398*.