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Llangollen Historical Pageant
The north-east Wales town performs its history
Non-Fiction 1929 1 mins Silent
This Topical Budget newsreel item captures a historical pageant in Llangollen in Denbighshire, North Wales, in May 1929. According to the Aberdeen Press and Journal, costumed locals were joined by the daughters of Lord and Lady Howard de Walden - Bronwen, Rosemary and Elizabeth Scott-Ellis.
Documentary 1960 19 mins Location: Llangollen
A celebration of the welcome, the fun and the colour awaiting visitors at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.
Amateur film 1946 4 mins Silent Location: Chester
It's market day in Llangollen: sheep, pigs and calves are brought to the town on foot or by lorry and unloaded and re-loaded. It's all go but there is still time for tea and a smoke.
Home movie 1946 17 mins Silent Location: Llangollen
Caesar Hughes, a clock-maker with shops in Chirk and Llangollen, keeps track of post-war times, recording local events on film e.g. agricultural shows, the River Dee in spate.
Home movie 1937 20 mins Silent Location: Llangollen
Nellie Boote's laundry in Market Street in operation, the women dashing away with all manner of smoothing irons as clothes are sorted, mended, washed, ironed and sorted again.
Amateur film 1966 8 mins Location: Brighouse
From Grimsby to Manchester via Eisteddfod, our intrepid brass band entertains the crowds around the country, from a bandstand on a lake to major competitions and the BBC.
1926 40 mins Silent
Compelling travel feature edited from footage of the 1925-26 Worsley Algarsson Arctic expedition.
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