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  • Short Summary

    Student initiation ceremonies and rag parades in Paris.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Art students' rag in Paris, France.

    Various shots group of students dressed up in Medieval costume. Students have heads placed in guillotine as part of initiation ceremony. M/S students in fancy dress at judge's table. C/U judge's table. C/U student lying with face on chopping block. C/U the judge. M/S student bystanders dressed up. Various shots male and female students having mud / paint smeared on faces and arms. Various shots student rag parade through the streets of Paris, some signs of war damage to buildings in background. The students wave at people in streets. They fool about: pretending to hold up a tram, pretending to chop off old man's beard and cheekily kissing strangers.

    Date given on old record is 20/11/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2240.02
    Media URN:
    74440
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:11:00 / 01:05:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 2038 C

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