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  • Short Summary

    Strange ceremony in Grammont, Belgium. People drink wine from glass filled with live fish.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Belgium. Since the 14th Century. Burgomaster and townspeople of Grammont celebrate raising the siege of the town with this extraordinary festival - cakes and wine with live fish!"

    Grammont, Belgium.

    People gather on hillside in Grammont. Procession walks up steep steps up side of the hill. Men in military uniforms and carrying flags lead the parade. CU baskets of round cakes being carried up for the celebration. Wine is poured into glass with live fish in it. Various people drink from the glass. Several pull faces as the fish move around. Cakes are thrown to the crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    699.48
    Media URN:
    6063
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:34:00 / 02:02:35:00
    Canister:
    33/22

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