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  • Short Summary

    Opening Fox Hunt in Beaumaris, is marked with ancient ceremony, Gwynedd, Anglesey.

  • Description

    Beaumaris, Gwynedd, Anglsey.

    Full titles read: "KEEPING UP ANCIENT CUSTOM - Anglsey - one of the oldest in Britain - dating from 1757, celebrate opening meet with "Musical Honours" and showers of "Hot Coppers" for the Kiddies !"

    L/S of small brass band marching in procession through picturesque country village followed by huntsmen on horseback including women riding side saddle. Foxhounds run at the round the legs of the horses. L/S of chef with other dignitaries standing on balcony over looking street. A women in fur coat throws "Hot Coppers" (could be some kind of nut) to children on the street below. L/S's of kids pushing and shoving each other to grab hold of them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    810:06
    Media URN:
    18701
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:37:00 / 01:10:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1658

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