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    Nice footage of a marriage ceremony in Hungary.

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    No title. L/S of three Hungarian women in traditional costume walking down a village street. They pass the camera. M/S of them walking away from the camera seen from behind. They hold hands. Two women gossip over a fence. They hold something in their hands which they keep trying to grab from each other. "And all the village belles (ringed or otherwise) proceed to church - " Parade of women in traditional finery moves past the camera. They hold hymn books or prayer books. A couple walk through a gate holding hands (possibly the bride and groom although they are not young.) They are followed by two bridesmaids holding hands.

    "After the deed is did, they all have their fun in their own way - " The guests all emerge from the church. C/U of the groom chucking his bride under the chin. He turns to smile at the camera. They laugh, he strokes her face. C/U of one of the village girls who holds the ends of her headscarf. M/S of group of women and girls in their best frocks. M/S of the wedding party dancing in the open air. The band are seen. Low angle shot of group of women standing on a hillside waving handkerchiefs. "And, talking about dress, they still have their own ideas in Czecho-Slovakia " (sic). Czechoslovakia - M/S of three women on a farm cuddling lambs. M/S of two women talking over a fence. One holds a baby in her arms. C/U of young boy sitting in front of a pile of logs eating something. He looks at the camera.

    "Standardised Sunday dress - here's a good example for Adam to reflect upon - " M/S of large number of women processing down a street in traditional dress. They are probably leaving church. There are a few men amongst them but mostly women. M/S of the women walking away from camera.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 555.

    Note: may be a reissue of a story in Eve's Film Review issue number 140. Some titles the same.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:34:25:00 / 01:38:05:00
    EP 230

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