Empire Day Children's Ceremony AKA Empire… 1914-1918

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    Empire Day Children;s ceremony. Location of events unknown.

    Holidays; pageants. Empire Day celebrations; a children's ceremony. Girls all dressed in white walk in a procession representing various countries; the bigger girls carry flags; while the smaller ones hold streamers from the corners of the flags; holding them in place in the breeze. Girls stand on platform holding flags while other girls watch. More of procession; including as the last flag; USA Stars & Stripes; with little boys following. Kids in costumes in parade. Then another shot of stage; with American flag held up. (Maybe the idea is flags of anywhere that's ever been a part of the British Empire...?) Ritual.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    71916
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1870.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:20:00 / 01:02:44:00
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    ON 053 B
    Sort Number:
    ON 053 B
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