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  • Short Summary

    Parade and procession of children - carnival atmosphere.

  • Description

    Pageant of youth. Location of events unknown.

    Parades & processions. Children in costumes ride on floats w/ variety of themes in parade. Boy portrays RAF hero on float w/ model aeroplane. Group of kids in white wigs and costumes; like 18th century French. Some joke floats; such as 2 boys in a bathtub; wearing policemen's helmets; w/ words on side of float: A Hot Bath for Two Coppers; & drawings of 2 half pennies. Another bath shot: kid in bathtub washing hair while mother sits beside tub.

    Children dressed as savages; w/ black face do a sort of war dance in street. CU cute toddler boy in pilot costume. Group pose. CU little girl holding big bouquet. More girls in automobile- -Queen of the pageant and her court ? More floats advertising various local businesses. At a large park or stadium; masses of little girls and boys in school uniforms parade past large crowd of spectators. Next the little queen walks along smiling; holding flowers; 2 boys; even smaller than she; carry her train. Pageant.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:03:35:00
    ON 335 B

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