• Short Summary

    King and Queen Cotton are presented with keys to the city of Memphis, theirs for the week of the Carnival. At night comes a million Dollar Pageant

  • Description

    Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America (USA).

    Title cars reads: "Memphis En Fete, King Cotton opens week of Carnival".

    WS. Huge barge making its way down the river with the King and Queen of cotton and their court. LS. The Barge filled with people dressed as the court of King Cotton. LS. King and Queen Cotton seated beneath a canopy and surrounded by their court. CU. The King, Bill Mallory, a Yale American footballer and Queen Miss Molly Darnell?.

    LS. The King and Queen climb steps from the barge followed by their attendants carrying their trains. WS. The King and Queen make their way past crowds followed by their attendants. LS. Mr Overton the Mayor of Memphis presents the key to the city. CU. King and Queen. CU. Queen cotton. WS. Night shots of float entitled "Hollywood" WS. Another float which formed a part of the Pageant. WS. Float lit up at night. WS. Float in the shape of a boat. WS. Float. WS. Float.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:03:00 / 01:32:02:00

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