Armistice Day 1933 1933

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    Full title reads: "Armistice Day 1933"

    Shots of annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London.

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) places wreath at base of Cenotaph War Memorial. He turns and salutes. British Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald places a wreath. MS of Prince of Wales.

    Intertitle reads: "At the stroke of 11 - on the 11th day of the 11th month - 15 years after - again that awe-inspiring silence and memories!"

    More shots of the ranks of troops and ex-servicemen gathered around the Cenotaph.

    Shot of quiet lake at sunset.

    Montage of images of WW1. (Combat, gas attacks, War Graves) All laid over picture of Cenotaph.

    More shots of huge gathering in London. Shot of single elderly man standing by grave. More montages of images. Shots of sunlight through clouds.

    Troops play Last Post.

    Men march past Cenotaph. People lay flowers at base of War Memorial.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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