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  • Short Summary

    Children dance in Hyde Park - Scottish Country Dancing possibly.

  • Description

    "Blithely tripping - lightly dancing - the joy of youth in fingers and toes."

    L/S of large groups of children dancing in formation in Hyde Park. Audience of mums and dads seen in the foreground. The children do reels - looks like Scottish Country Dancing. High angle shot of the kids dancing.

    "None of your serious ballroom styles for these youngsters - youth is too joyous for starched shirts and unwieldy dresses -" Low angle shot of girls dancing. M/S of the band. More shots of the girls dancing - they aren't in uniform but in short summer dresses.

    They look like primary school age or young secondary school pupils maybe. The dancing continues. C/U of young toddler watching the dancing. High angle panning shot of the girls dancing then bowing.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 478.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    920.14
    Media URN:
    16489
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:00:00 / 01:35:34:00
    Canister:
    EP 193

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