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  • Short Summary

    A Mummer parade in Philadelphia sees people dancing around in various costumes and having fun.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Quaker City's "Mummer" Parade. Some quaint costumes at annual pageant. Philadelphia, USA (U.S.A).

    Children and adults dance about in the street wearing fancy costumes and waving parasols. M/S of people in costumes which make them look really tall, they have the names of countries attached to them, we see England and Holland. M/S of people in costumes and masks which make them look like they are all fat with beards and high foreheads, they dance around. M/S of a model horse and cart on a trolley with a model woman on the back, a man leads it off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    226.44
    Media URN:
    22101
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:35:00 / 01:54:20:00
    Canister:
    G 742

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