Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Sport > Rugby

There were a few red faces in Rugby after an Indian Rain Dance failed to produce so much

There were a few red faces in Rugby after an Indian Rain Dance failed to produce so much


Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Memory Lane Prints

Memory Lane Photo Prints and Wall Art

There were a few red faces in Rugby after an Indian Rain Dance failed to produce so much

There were a few red faces in Rugby after an Indian Rain Dance failed to produce so much as a drizzle. Red Indians Allen Pulley and Jim Alvey chanted and danced outside the Mormon Church in Oliver street, to no avail. 4th September 1976

Staff
Coventry Telegraph Archive
Mirrorpix
Rugby
Warwickshire
England

Media ID 21752626

© Mirrorpix

Dance Heatwave Red Indian 1976


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Arts > Dance

> Popular Themes > Dance

> Sport > Rugby


EDITORS COMMENTS
In this print from Memory Lane Prints, we are transported back to the scorching summer of 1976 in Rugby. The image captures a moment of both disappointment and cultural curiosity as two Red Indians, Allen Pulley and Jim Alvey, engage in an Indian Rain Dance outside the Mormon Church on Oliver Street. As the relentless heatwave gripped the town, desperate for relief from drought-like conditions, locals turned to unconventional methods in hopes of summoning rain. With their faces painted red and adorned in traditional attire, Pulley and Alvey passionately chanted and danced under the blazing sun. However, despite their best efforts, not even a single droplet graced the parched earth. This photograph serves as a reminder of how weather can unite people across cultures and traditions. It showcases the resilience of communities during challenging times when faced with extreme weather conditions. Although unsuccessful in their attempt to bring forth rain that day, these brave individuals demonstrated unwavering faith in ancient rituals passed down through generations. The image also highlights how climate can shape our experiences and push us to explore alternative solutions beyond scientific explanations. It invites viewers to reflect on humanity's deep connection with nature and our collective desire for balance between seasons. Through this powerful snapshot frozen in time by Staff at Memory Lane Prints, we are reminded that even amidst failure lies beauty – a testament to human perseverance against nature's whimsical ways.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Komodo dragon - on beach entering sea. Komodo Island - Indonesia
Komodo dragon - on beach entering sea. Komodo Island - Indonesia
Elizabeth Ann kitchen units advertisement
Elizabeth Ann kitchen units advertisement
Canary Golden Mountain Rose -Greenovia aurea-, La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, La Gomera, Valle Gran Rey, Canary Islands, Spain
Canary Golden Mountain Rose -Greenovia aurea-, La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain, Europe, La Gomera, Valle Gran Rey, Canary Islands, Spain
John Davies & Wiliam Williams (Rumble Crooks Suzuki) 1977 Sidecar TT
John Davies & Wiliam Williams (Rumble Crooks Suzuki) 1977 Sidecar TT
The Duke of York as a competitor in the mens doubles at Wimbledon, 1926, (1937)
The Duke of York as a competitor in the mens doubles at Wimbledon, 1926, (1937)
Craig Melvin & Stuart Christian (Suzuki GSX-R) 2018 Sidecar TT
Craig Melvin & Stuart Christian (Suzuki GSX-R) 2018 Sidecar TT
Typhoon Jet Lands at RAF Northolt for Olympics Security Exercise
Typhoon Jet Lands at RAF Northolt for Olympics Security Exercise
Facade of building covered in Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels for sustainable power
Facade of building covered in Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels for sustainable power
Entertainment Television Programmes: Harry Worth, bumbling bachelor of BBC-1
Entertainment Television Programmes: Harry Worth, bumbling bachelor of BBC-1
Jenny Seagrove Actress with newly wed husband Madhav Sharma
Jenny Seagrove Actress with newly wed husband Madhav Sharma

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guarantee




Collections


Dance
Dance
Browse 25,803 Prints
Rugby
Rugby
Browse 10,587 Prints
Dance
Dance
Browse 25,803 Prints