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Christmas Pageant, 1977
Title : Christmas Pageant, 1977 Christmas Pageant, 1977
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Date of creation : 1977
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 150 x 215 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The John Martin's Christmas Pageant : Girls carrying the banners '1977 Christmas Pageant'.

The Adelaide Christmas pageant heralds in the Christmas season in South Australia - and to herald in the pageant itself there is always a formation of letter-wearers or banner-holders to tell one and all that the pageant has commenced for another year.

The 1977 pageant took place on Saturday 12 November. Still thriving and growing after more than 40 years, the procession featured 16 bands, 59 floats and walking sets and a total of 1,330 participants.

Related names :

John Martin & Co.

Coverage year : 1977
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :
'60th John Martin's State Bank Christmas pageant 1933-1993', Sunday Mail, 31 October 1993, 24 p. supp.

Adelaide's once-a-year day, Adelaide: Commercial Printing House, 1978.

'Street pageant delights crowd', Advertiser, 20 November 1933, p. 16.

A touch of magic [videorecording] : [the story behind the Christmas Pageant], West Lakes?, S. Aust. : Cine News Productions, 1993.

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