Detail

Title ID 10013Collection ID9
Title[Beneden School; Pageant Play]
DateJune 1934
CollectionHobson family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeCommemoration
KeywordsChildren Performing Arts Schools Clothing Fancy dress
Location
LocalBenenden
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionHobson Family
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration05 min 33 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Benenden Independant Girl’s School (attended by Felicity Hobson) stage an historical pageant and various dance and drama performances.

Description

The film shows girls in their school uniforms leaving St. George's Church, Benenden after a service. In the grounds of Benenden Independant Girl’s School, the students hand out programmes. Parents watch various outdoor performances featuring a large cast of the students in period costume enacting an historical drama featuring Queen Elizabeth I. Other performances and dance routines are captured.

Stills

A still from [Beneden School; Pageant Play] (1934)