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Reference number: 0444

Date: 1929

Director: filmed by Jay's Screen Service

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: The Battle of Flowers on Jersey. [Filmed on Kodacolor film stock.]

To be projected through Kodacolour filter. Filmed on Kodacolour film stock. See also refs 3674, 0445 and 0446

Made as personal film. See National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive paper archive series 4/22.

Credits: A Natural Colour Production
Presented by Ronald L Jay

Shotlist: Credits (.19); Shots of crowds (.31); Heralded by the band the parade starts off. Shots of bands and floats covered with floral decorations (1.20); Who could resist these programme sellers? Shots of people in fancy dress. Parade of prize winners. Shots of various floats (4.00); The Battle begins. Shots of people throwing flowers. The work of weeks is destroyed in minutes (it seems like sacrilege to us). The battle rages (5.24); Havre-des-pas pool. Shots of divers and swimmers, water-polo and general views of the beach (7.25); And here we find the Rainbow Trail. General shots of people on the beach (7.51); ecs (7.55)