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  • Short Summary

    Children dancing round maypoles at two different locations.

  • Description

    Maypole.

    Location of events unknown.

    Holidays; Mayday. 2 different festivals w/ maypole dance. Group of children - boys & girls - dance; and weave streamers round a tall maypole. Pan across scene; in park; w/ spectators in a large circle around the maypole.

    Another maypole - kids doing a more bouncy dance round this one. This time it's all girls. Spectators watch from in front of a big building - some people also watch from fire escapes. (This section looks like same location as ON 186 E.)

    Tradition; custom; folk dances.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1944.15
    Media URN:
    73980
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:40:00 / 01:20:47:00
    Canister:
    ON 186 L

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