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Any mummers allowed? : part 1 : mummers at home

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  • Contributor: Battery Radio; Brookes, Chris
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    2006
    Summary:

    A 2-hour series about the tradition of Christmas mummering Long before Santa, Bing Crosby and the Mattel Toy Company stole the occasion, the Winter Solstice was celebrated with seasonal rituals like this. Although mummers still appear annually in parts of Newfoundland, England and Ireland, this great-grand-daddy of Halloween masquerade died out in most of North America long

    Original Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Battery Radio
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: Battery Radio Documentaries