• Short Summary

    Strange carnival costumes on show in Belgium town, lots of feathery headgear.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Binche. Quaintest of all Carnivals. Gillies (Carnival Clowns) - wearing gorgeous plumes of great value - dance up & down the town."

    Binche, Belgium.

    Group of young children wearing quaint costumes and holding wicker baskets, some of them are dancing. C/U faces of the children.

    Group of children dance in a circle, some of them have great feather plumes on their heads. (The voice over suggests that they are dressed to look like Incas).

    Shots of the parade. C/U the feet of some of those on the parade. Face of adults in parade, also wearing plumed headgear.

    High angle shot of parade gathered in town square. Crowd of people gather around the parade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    663.14
    Media URN:
    4783
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:48:00 / 01:14:52:00
    Canister:
    32/14

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