Places + Locations | 1950 | Silent | B/W
Amateur home movie. Rayne (Essex) May Fayre. Scottish dancing on grass, big marquees in background. Braintree motor cycle display team, various stunts, small pyramids, towing man on tray across grass, man falls off. May Queen and her attendants. Procession. Hobby horse race, with joke bookmaker. Roll a penny. Hoop-la. Bowling for a pig. Coconut shy. Organ and organ grinder with fake monkey. Fancy dress (one is dressed as Ernie, the Premium Bond Selector). Close ups various fancy dresses. Scottish pipe band.
Another film spliced on: "Square Dancing, The American Museum, Claverton, Bath" - colour, silent. Dancing outdoors. Musicians are accordionist, violinist, guitarist. Spectators watching.
Cut to: "A' Hunting We Will Go", "The Meet At Gt. Leighs and Ridgewell" - colour, silent. Foxhounds in front of church. Master blows horn. Several riders in red and black jackets. Dogs emptied out of horse box. Thatched house, ride up road, master swishing whip.
Cut to: "Wedding". Bridesmaids, two about 20 years old, in yellow. Bride and father go into church. Bride and groom emerge. Confetti throwing (very violent).
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