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  • Short Summary

    The Welsh National Eisteddfod is opened in the ruins of Carnarvon (Caernarfon) Castle.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Welsh National Eisteddfod opened in historic ruins of the castle - but wet weather marred the usually picturesque scene. Carnarvon (Caernarfon) Wales.

    L/S of people stood in a circle in the castle ruins, M/S of a sword in its scabbard which is lifted and then lowered by various men. A woman takes a small crown and places it in a big cow's horn. M/S of someone playing a harp, a man is stood next to him, another man is stood on a platform making a speech.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.20
    Media URN:
    22420
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:28:00 / 01:19:10:00
    Canister:
    G 795

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