• Short Summary

    Fancy dress party, crowning of the Queen, country dancing - a great day for Leeds children.

  • Description

    Leeds, Yorkshire.

    LV children in costumes walking round Roundhay Park. SV kids dressed as Everest expedition in procession. SV children in Tudor dress. SV pan, small children in procession. GV crowd.

    SV Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress Mr and Mrs Alderman Cowling of Leeds leading Queen of Children's Day procession across ground, pan to Queen following. Queen is Ms Jacqueline Kneeshaw of the Roseville Secondary Modern School. SCU pan, page carrying crown. GV crowd. SV Lady Mayoress crowning children's queen. LV crown. CU Queen. SV towards, Queen's procession leaving. SV Lord Mayor, Lady Mayoress and others following.

    SCU pan, babies sitting on grass with prize spoons. CU Lady Mayoress giving prize to baby in arms. SCU Lord Mayor looking on.

    GV children dancing in circles at country dancing demonstration. SV children dancing. GV crowd. LV country dancing. SV country dancing. SV Queen and court looking on. GV kids dancing around Maypoles. SV pan to LV children dancing around maypole. GV Maypole dancing.

    792 children from 41 local schools took part in Leeds Children's Day.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    102.17
    Media URN:
    28613
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:44:00 / 01:46:54:00
    Canister:
    53/51

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