• Short Summary

    Video Roll Title: The Butchers' Carnival - Belgium

    Good shots of butchers' festival in medieval town (probably in St Hubert in the Ardenne) featuring costume from different periods in history.

  • Description

    BELGIUM: Ardenne : Saint Hubert:
    (Probably set in St Hubert)
    Folklore festival, mediaeval building / parade of festivallers in mediaeval costume through streets, some on horseback / Revellers in eighteenth century costume / butchers in work clothes, some carrying sausages / More of parade through medieval buildings / Large gathering in central square / Eighteenth century dancers performing in square / Audience watching / More of dancers / Pigeons on statue of Joan of Arc / Pigeons on fountain
    Background: Video Roll Title: The Butchers' Carnival - Belgium

    Good shots of butchers' festival in medieval town (probably in St Hubert in the Ardenne) featuring costume from different periods in history. The scenes of pigeons on the statue may possibly symbolise the idea that part of the festival is understood to include a blessing of animals.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAXLIWQYX2NZVU7G2L85P61P0O
    Media URN:
    VLVAAXLIWQYX2NZVU7G2L85P61P0O
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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