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Green's Racing Bantams at Preston Whit Fair
Green's Racing Bantams at Preston Whit Fair

Green's Racing Bantams at Preston Whit Fair 1906

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Green's Racing Bantams at Preston Whit Fair 1906

United Kingdom

A great front-on shot of the crowds surrounding Green's Racing Bantams, a highly decorated, novelty merry-go-round with giant chickens in place of the usual horses, makes for an energetic cinematic scene. The busy crowds in the foreground are predominantly young men, with a smattering of girls. They are interested by the camera but wary of it, perhaps unsure if they want to be seen.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Funfairs Lancashire Merry-go-rounds Fairground rides Preston Religious festivals Whitsun

Collection

Edwardians at Leisure

Released

1906

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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