• Short Summary

    Coverage of the singing and dancing at the 1952 Eisteddfod.

  • Description

    Llangollen, Wales.

    GV. Welsh countryside (1st 7 ft. for super title.)

    The Coedpoeth Youth Choir standing in a field singing - they are wearing traditional Welsh costume. C/U some of the singers as they perform Sospan-fach. C/U female conductor.

    GV. Pan Welsh countryside. SV three children walking across field in traditional dress. People walk across bridge. Tilt up from policeman in white coat directing traffic to a sign which reads Welcome to Wales.

    Men and women in traditional Spanish flamenco costume - guitars and mandolins in tow walk across field. Other groups in various northern European national costumes. A man carries a harp in a cover. Two men come out of a newsagents shop - they look like they are from Austria. Pan up and CU of men in costume. More people in national costumes.

    Shots of the crowds gathered among the tents at the Eisteddfod. Women in Welsh costume. A Scottish man in a kilt. People gather around tents listening to singing. Int. of choir - Chorale Mixte Universitaire De Lyon France - singing 'Gentle French Fellows'. People in tent listen - intently. CU of members of the choir.

    Pan across crowds around tents. Flamenco dancers perform - Danzaz de Sevilla of Spain.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "C")

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    18.08
    Media URN:
    27138
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:04:00 / 01:41:45:00
    Canister:
    52/57

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment