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  • Short Summary

    First day of summer is celebrated with "Hobby Horse Revels" in Padstow, Cornwall.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Summer is Y....comen in" and Padstow still welcomes the day with the "Hobby Horse Revels" which some say dates back to pagan days! Cornwall.

    M/S of an elderly man wearing a white dress and hat with a veil. Next to him is someone in big round dark costume with hobby horse's head (?) poking out of the top. M/S as the man in white dances around M/S of hobby horse kneeling while men in costume sing and play drums and accordion. M/S of the hobby horse dancing around.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    828.24
    Media URN:
    19032
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:07:00 / 01:39:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1708

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