• Short Summary

    St. Eloi's Day, July 31, sees the cart drivers' festival in the town of Graveson,?

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    GV. Horses gallop through street followed by horse drawn wagon covered with bush.
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    GV. Crowd following.
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    GV. Horses gallop through street.
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    SV. Priests.
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    CU. Church banner.
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    SV. Priest blesses horses as they pass.
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    TOP V. Procession through street.
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    GTV. Horses gallop through street.
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    GROUND SHOT.PAN.Ditto.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: St. Eloi's Day, July 31, sees the cart drivers' festival in the town of Graveson, Bouches-du-Rhone, France - a ceremonial dating back to 1729.

    Splendidly caparisoned horses harnessed to a decorated wagon are driven through the streets at breakneck speed to the local church for a priest's blessing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4XCSA5XJYG1ZPUXXQD32NGD86
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XCSA5XJYG1ZPUXXQD32NGD86
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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