• Short Summary

    Annual custom of flag swinging in an Austrian village.

  • Description

    Titles read: "The Flag Bearer. A quaint old Austrian custom."

    Burgenland, Austria.

    Several shots of the village of Lekinmarkt (sp?) showing the church and surrounding countryside. Villagers in traditional costume march through the town carrying a flag as part of an annual ceremony. A flag bearer swings the flag around his head while everyone watches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1624.14
    Media URN:
    51833
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:14:00 / 01:28:46:00
    Canister:
    PSP 826

Comments (1)

  1. Jonny1044 says

    The Name of the Town is NECKENMARKT, situated in Burgenland, Austria.

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