• Short Summary

    Fancy dress parade in Philadelphia.

  • Description

    Title missing - Issue sheet reads: "USA. Philadelphia - The Quaker City. Gives itself up to the spirit of Carnival at annual gorgeous and fantastic Mummers' Parade."

    Philadelphia, United States of America (USA).

    Parade of people in fancy dress costumes through City streets. Closer shots of person dressed in Egyptian costume dancing. More shots of people in procession in various costumes. Lots of the people are 'blacked-up' to look like African Americans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    761.17
    Media URN:
    8673
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:47:00 / 01:28:38:00
    Canister:
    31/6

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