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  • Short Summary

    Footage of village fete in Sandbach, Cheshire.

  • Description

    Village fete with contests. Sandbach, Cheshire.

    Village festival with many different activities. Nitrate decomposition on baby judging at beginning- -some may be usable. Mothers bring babies up to platform; judges hold up babies. Some young boys on platform; then some young men step up to receive some small items as prizes. Family (father; mother; 3 young children) sitting on grass. Boy scouts lined up in field. Large union jack being raised on flag pole. British army marching band coming through crowd. Speakers on platform.

    Shots of group of people posing, women standing under trees. Crowds of men; women; children; front rows sitting in chairs.; Others standing in back. Refreshments: one young woman holds cake; another stands dipping ice cream from bucket. Young men and women compete in ring toss game. Elderly man comes around corner in a running race. Swimming race across small lake. Shot of a few people standing by prize table at presentations. Man holding baby; 2 boys; soldier in unidentified uniform; and man speaking. Recreation; contests.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:10:00 / 01:27:37:00
    ON 293 D

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