• Short Summary

    The Coronation of the May Queen in the Village of Elstow in Bedfordshire.

  • Description

    Elstow, Bedfordshire

    Title reads: "The Merry Month - Picturesque village scenes at Elstow Bedfordshire." WS. A line of children carrying the maypole. MS. The May Queen in her carriage. WS. Procession carrying blossom branches. LS. Reverse angle on the procession. WS. The May Queen with former May Queens in attendance makes her way over to the Maypole where she sits on a throne decorated with flowers where she is crowned by her predecessor. MS. Young boys open a box and release doves. LS. The top of the maypole. WS. Massed dancing around the maypole. WS. The dancers giving three cheers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    825.16
    Media URN:
    9766
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:30:00 / 01:39:50:00
    Canister:
    35/36

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