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    PEARLY KINGS AND QUEENS SUPPORT LORD MAYOR'S BOW BELLS APPEAL.

    St. Mary-le-Bow, London.

    SCU. A group of Pearly Kings and Queens standing and talking after having a ride to the Church of St. Mary-le -Bow. SV. Towards and past, single horse and trap arriving. Two Pearly Kings one woman and a child are sitting in the trap. As they go, they pass a sign reading "The Lord Mayor appeals to you to get Bow bells ringing again to give what you can here or send it to the Mansion House." SV. Past horse drawn dray full of Pearly people arriving. SCU. Old man talking to woman outside the church. She is holding a small boy all dressed in Pearly clothes. CU. Three girls with all the fine feathers in their hats. SCU. Two Pearly men. One whispers something into the ear of the other. LV. Parade headed by the vicar, Reverend Hugh Hopkins, Rector of St. Mary le Bow, enters the chapel. SV. More Pearlies entering the chapel, pan to the doorway showing them going in. SV. Angle shot, the Lord Mayor's car arriving, stops and the footman gets out to open the door. CU. Small Pearly child looking on. SV. Towards, Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Cuthbert Ackroyd, coming into chapel. GV. Inside, Pearlies assembled. SV. Pearly sitting listening, pan to younger Pearly and showing group of Pearlies all sitting listening. SV. Lord Mayor addressing them, or reading the lesson. CU. Sign outside church reading "The Lord Mayor appeals to you to get Bow bells ringing again to give what you can..." SV. Towards and past, horse and dray. Two horses with the cart full of Pearlies leaving the service. LV. Towards, large group of Pearlies walking in formation away from the chapel after service. GV. The old ruins of Bow church with construction going on.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32042
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    595.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:35:00 / 01:03:59:00
    Canister:
    56/48
    Sort Number:
    56/048
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