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 Blackpool Carnival - Pathe 1923

Blackpool Carnival - Pathe 1923

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 "King Carnival" takes possession of the town and reigns supreme for seven merry days. Blackpool, Lancashire.

Silent film clip
Produced by Pathe News, 1923.
Duration: 1 min 7 seconds.

Scenes include:

  • A group of people in fancy dress get covered in streamers and what looks like a snow storm, it may be shredded paper.
  • Thousands of people parading in the carnival, a float goes past with a big jester on top.
  • People dressed as animals including giraffes, monkeys, dogs, sheep and deer.
  • Girls dancing on another float with pillars on it, the king and queen sit on thrones, they are followed by more revellers.

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