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  • Short Summary

    A carnival parade in Calais.

  • Description

    Calais, France.

    Title: "The BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEA" British Lifeboats and British Policemen! take part in Annual 'Festival of the Sea' at Calais".

    High angled shot of policemen escorting a parade of uniformed buglers on horseback riding down a crowd lined street. High angled shot of a crowded square, in the middle of the crowd is a raised platform (looks like a bandstand), pan to show floats coming down a side street.

    M/S of a horse drawn float in the shape of the globe, it is followed by a brass band. M/S of a float with a mermaid sitting in a giant clam shell. High angled shot of enormous models of men and women in traditional French costume.

    Note: there is another story in this issue called - THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE SEA - which shows a carnival in Jersey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    352.06
    Media URN:
    24565
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:19:00 / 01:16:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1112

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