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  • Short Summary

    The opening ceremony of the Welsh National Eisteddfod, Liverpool, Merseyside or Llangollen, Wales.

  • Description

    Liverpool, Merseyside (although the paperwork claims that this is Liverpool, it seems more likely that it is actually Llangollen, Wales).

    Full titles read: "WELSH NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD - Welshmen from all over the World gather for great National 'Festival of Song.'

    L/S's of festival underway in picturesque countryside. L/S of people walking in procession in strange robes, they are followed by horse drawn carts. L/S of ceremony in progress. A man in robes stands on podium, giving speech next to harp, numerous other people stand watching in various robes. L/S of people gathering round man on podium holding large sword sheaf. Several more shots of the ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    798.11
    Media URN:
    36056
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:53:00 / 01:19:34:00
    Canister:
    G 1631

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