• Short Summary

    An old fashioned minuet is danced by couples and children in costume.

  • Description

    "In these days of Jazz and Syncopation the dainty minuet comes like a fresh breath of romance from the past - " In the gardens of a large clapboard house a group of men and women in old fashioned dress dance a minuet. A man plays a harp in the foreground. The couple take dainty bows to the sounds of a flute and a harp. M/S of an elderly couple in costume. They smile at each other. C/U of the harp strings being plucked. Children dance a minuet whilst parents watch in approval.

    The "Tower Bridge" Pathe Pictorial opening sequence precedes this story on the reel. Footage is for "Dainty Minuet" without main titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1582.24
    Media URN:
    50707
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:36:00 / 01:51:38:00
    Canister:
    PSP 711

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