• Short Summary

    Carnival scenes from Southend - the Queen of the Carnival is invested by the Mayor.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southend Monster Carnival - again raises another record sum for Hospitals in these hard days!"

    Southend, Wiltshire (?)

    Carnival float pulled along past crowds. Carnival queen climb down from float. She is greeted by a man in a strange uniform. Flower petals are scattered in their path by young girls. A group of military buglers play as they walk.

    The Mayor places a medallion around the neck of the Queen of the Carnival and invests her for 1932.

    People in fancy dress parade and dance their way past the crowds some of them are dressed as pearly kings and queens. A brass band follows in the procession.

    A float decorated like a galleon makes its way past the crowds. A group of men dressed as firemen are next in the procession.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    661.29
    Media URN:
    4759
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:52:00 / 01:43:22:00
    Canister:
    32/71

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