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  • Short Summary

    Traditional dancing at a Swiss pageant celebrating the Spring.

  • Description

    Switzerland.

    Title missing, should read according to original issue sheet: "Whole town joins in picturesque pageant in Annual Spring Festival in Locarno of 'Pact' fame".

    High angled shot of a display of traditional dancing in the large courtyard of a palace. Various shots of a line of male and female dancers dressed in Regency-style costumes doing an old fashioned dance. High angled shot of folk dancers in the courtyard. M/S of the folk dancers; the women wear headscarves and aprons, they all look very wholesome. L/S of a team of little girls in floaty dresses dancing in a circle. M/S of a group of girls in long dresses and white curly wigs, they hold bunches of flowers (camellias?) and smile at the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    490.14
    Media URN:
    25715
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:33:00 / 01:37:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1289

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