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  • Short Summary

    The 600th anniversary of Richmond is celebrated with large Pageant, North Yorkshire.

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    Full titles read: "RICHMOND'S 600TH ANNIVERSARY - celebrated by fine Pageant."

    L/S's of numerous people in smart dress walking in field. L/S of large crowds standing outside large facade specially constructed of castle. People dressed as Roman soldiers walk past followed by horse pulling a chariot. L/S of women in white costumes (could be dressed as nuns) stand solemnly outside castle.

    L/S of man hacking lump of meet off large animal carcass. L/S of carnival street scenes in the centre of Richmond. A banner hanging from market stall reads "Richmond Pageant 1329 - 1929."

    Amendment May 2011:
    Alan Gilpin wrote in to say that this is not Greater London but Richmond in North Yorkshire, as can be seen from the Ox Roast in the cobbled market and the wooden mock-up of a Norman Castle in the field below the Culloden Tower.

    Amendment July 2011:
    Originally the digital canister notes said "Richmond, Greater London". A viewer wrote in telling us that this is Richmond in North Yorkshire, and that the reel shows the 600th anniversary of the granting of the Richmond market charter.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:40:00 / 01:53:07:00
    G 1622

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