• Short Summary

    New Archdruid is proclaimed by the retiring Archdruid in a traditional ceremony.

  • Description

    Pwllheli, Wales.

    SV heralds leading procession from Town Hall to the Gorsedd circle. SV members of order in procession, pan to crowd. SV members of Druidic Order in white robes en route. SV crowd. SV girl carrying horn of plenty. SV sheath of corn being carried followed by dancing girls. GV procession arriving at Gorsedd circle. SV crowd. SV retiring Archdruid Cynan arriving. GV crowd. GV Proclamation of Eisteddfod 1955 being read, & SV. SV Mayor of Pwllhelli accepting proclamation in a speech. SV druid standing by a stone. SV retiring Archdruid being offered and accepting horn. He drinks from it. SV crowd. SV new Archdruid the Reverend Dyfnallt Owen, kneeling beneath the sword. LV crowd. SV new Archdruid being crowned by the retiring Archdruid. New Archdruid rises from his knees wearing crown. LV crowd. SV druid standing by a stone. CU new Archdruid leaving, & SCU.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:32:00 / 01:37:36:00
    54/47 (Special)

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