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News in Colour: The Kerry Festival


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
19 Sep 1974
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Athletics
  2. 2Mine Clearing
  3. 3Horsemans Sunday
  4. 4Horse Trials
  5. *News in Colour: The Kerry Festival

* Story has local or special distribution


Section Title
News in Colour
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Rose of Tralee Festival in Colour. DESCRIPTION: Bands, floats, sky divers and donkey races, are all part of this free festival. The Competition for the title Rose of Tralee is won by Margaret Flaherty of New York. SHOTLIST: GV pan Tralee Bay taken from Conor Pass. LV Rose Girls from various countries. SV pan girls with sashes on, with names of countries. SV winning Rose Girl Margaret Flaherty of New York. SV two Rose Girls from London & Leeds. SV Rose Girls from Birmingham and Newcastle pan up to a girl with a harp. SV Rose Girls from Birmingham and Newcastle. SV Rose Girl from Dublin. LV pan from conductor to a Garda band marching time. GV donkey race in progress. SV crowds applauding. SCU pan last two on donkeys racing towards finish. GV pan band of USAFC marching. GV Margaret Flaherty watching. GV carnival float parade in progress led by Garda band. SV leading float with 3 Rose girls. LV pan paddle boat float with 2 Rose girls waving. SV pan Irish Round Tower float with Rose Girls waving. GV band marching towards in procession. SV Dutch windmill float. SV pan 3 Rose Girls waving from a float. GV procession of floats. SV airplane float. SV large kettle float, ground to air as Red Barons sky diving team descend with smoke trails from their boots. SV pan parachutist descends and lands. CU as Mary Bracken greets Ronan Lee on landing.
Local distribution only
Ireland release only
Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Women; Aviation; Competitions; Celebrations and festivals; Stunts; Ceremonies; Police; Fashion and costume; Animals; Military
Republic of Ireland
Card file number
George Fleishchmann
Leslie Mitchell
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