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  • Short Summary

    Massive parades and celebrations in Hungary for May Day.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Budapest, Hungary. Title reads: "Majus 1' - May the First.

    LS Lorry along road with men in the back holding large balloons. Elevated LS Crowds of people walking along street in festive mood. MS Parade of schoolgirls along street. Elevated LS people hanging on the outside of tram in an attempt to get on. MS Crowds of people walking along. MS Man changes film in his camera. MS brass band seated, playing. MS Traditional dance in progress. CU Men in army uniform blowing trumpets. Elevated LS huge parade along street. LS Personalities waving from balcony. Elevated LS parade of schoolchildren along street, zoom out to show they are formed into pattern of a star. MS Girl on balcony with VIP's presenting bouquets and being kissed. MS Schoolgirls waving flags and waving to camera. Elevated, huge parade massed together. LS Elevated shot, balloon takes off. Various shots as parade marches past balcony, VIP's waving in return. Various shots as parade marches past, including veterans, with cut ins of VIP's on balcony waving. Various shots of Hungarian contingent of the Olympic Games. High angle shots of 8000 athletes following the Olympic Games contingent. LS Float going by with athletes on it waving flags. Various shots as part of the parade form themselves into a star and dates 1945-1960. LS VIP's on balcony. Elevated shot as parade breaks up and they all run towards balcony and start applauding.

    LS People in bistro. Int. people in bistro. Various shots people eating and drinking. Various shots, on stage, of chorus girls dressed as toy soldiers, dancing. Shots taken at circus, of woman on horseback, clowns on trapeze with cut ins of audience. Various shots, skier goes down ski jump and lands. MS Boat comes down water 'chute. Various shots, model boats at speed on pond. Various shots people in "aeroplanes" at fun fair. Ground to air of glider in flight, as parachutist drops from it. CU two girls watching, pan from their umbrella to parachutist dropping, judges mark spot where he lands. Various shots, dogs jumping through burning hoops. LS Trick motorcyclists. Traditional dancing, dancers break and run towards castle type building, pan up to turrets. LS Bridge at night, with lights. LS Night, traffic crossing bridge. LS Night, castle illuminated. CU Showing globe with electrics indicating the sputnik going round and round. CU Sign over shop window at night.

    (Lav.) Old record suggests material dates from around 04/05/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:21:00 / 01:23:42:00
    UN 3343 C

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