• Short Summary

    People dressed in medieval costume parade around the ancient streets of Rothenburg in Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany. 'Like a living page from Grimm's Fairy Tales' - Every year, Rothenburg - whose medieval walls, gates & towers have been wonderfully preserved - celebrates its grant of freedom as an Imperial City in 1172. (Sound filmed for first time)."

    Rothenburg, Germany.

    Buglers on horseback lead procession through the ancient streets of Rothenburg. Many of the people in the procession are dressed in medieval costume. The procession features men with swords, men dressed as monks, girls carrying flowers and a band. They are followed by a group of men with pikes.

    Exterior of medieval building. People perform traditional folk dance in town square. (Sound track runs out). Large crowd watch the dancing.

    Comb Print Used for Sound Track.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    675.43
    Media URN:
    5022
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:23:00 / 01:56:45:00
    Canister:
    32/43

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