1955 MUMMER'S PARADE The Mummers stage their colorful kaleidoscope of mirth and melody in Philadelphia, PA. 10,000 take part in the 55th annual parade, featuring 21 string bands and countless costumes and floats.
Date: January 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:42:00, No Audio
TENSE MUMMERS PARADE - HD Police make a show of force at the annual Mummers Parade in Philadelphia. A court injunction has been issued to stop Mummers wearing blackface and also to forbid promised African American protests. A few black men are on the scene. Costumed mummers dance and march in the parade.
Date: January 4, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:27:00, No Audio
MUMMER'S NEW YEARS PARADE IN PHILADELPHIA Grotesques and art featured in Mummers New Year festival in Philadelphia, PA. Strutting before a throng of a million, 10,000 marchers in odd and fancy costumes vie for $30,000 in prizes. The frolic this season was one of the most picturesque in the history of great masquerade events.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:05:00, No Audio
MUMMERS CELEBRATE AMID TENSION - HD Men put on makeup, wear costumes and dance during the annual Mummers Day Parade in Philadelphia. A judge has issued an injunction against participants wearing blackface makeup because it's seen as insulting to African Americans. Some men applying clown makeup appear to defy the order.
Date: January 4, 1964 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:43:00, No Audio
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