• Short Summary

    Druids take part in ancient ceremony at the Royal National Eisteddfod, Colwyn Bay, Wales.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Royal National Eisteddfod.

    Colwyn Bay, Wales.

    C/U of the sacred banner carried by Druids in ceremonial costume. C/U of a girl in white and crimson dress carrying bouquet of flowers and fruit, as an offering. C/U of another girl carrying the horn of plenty. Various shots of a procession of men in white Druid costumes. C/U of the Arch Druid with breastplate of beaten gold. Various shots of the ceremony in progress. The Arch Druid holds up the sword and a girl carries the horn of plenty to the altar. The camera pans over the gathering whilst they sing "Land of Our Fathers".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1404.03
    Media URN:
    45677
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:05:52:00
    Canister:
    46/52

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