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  • Short Summary

    A little girl is crowned May Queen in a traditional ceremony.

  • Description

    Hayes, London.

    Title: "LONDON'S MAY QUEEN crowned in the good old fashioned style by the Princes of Romance".

    M/S of a little girl in a white dress - the May Queen - walking passed a crowd, she wears a long train held by two other little girls, another girl - dressed as a page boy - walks beside her holding a basket of petals which the 'Queen' scatters. M/S of the Queen standing on a chair giving a speech, she is surrounded by her attendants. C/U of the Queen sitting on her throne, two page boys - the 'Princes of Romance'? - hold a crown on her head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    340.06
    Media URN:
    24380
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:13:00 / 01:08:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1082

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