Pageant Through Streets 1919

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    Pageant through streets. Location of events unknown. 1919?

    During or soon after World War One; combination military parade/historical costume pageant. Crowd; w/ many children in front rows; on either side of gates; waiting for parade to start. Gates open; 4 Beefeaters walk out; followed by a few other people in costumes. CU glimpse of a pirate passing. Small naval band starts off the parade. Fire engine decorated w/ streamers etc.; w/ children riding along w/ Fire Brigade. People on some floats and on foot wear costumes from earlier centuries. Others are present-day military (post World War One). Many seamen; young cadets (Navy; Army & Royal Marines). Girl riding in a big anchor on 1 float; several w/ models of warships. Float depicts nurses at field hospital. A few floats w/ a message; for example against Poison Gas used in warfare (What Will Chemical Warfare Mean for You & the Babes?)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    76292
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2394.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:36:00
    Canister:
    ON 301 A
    Sort Number:
    ON 301 A
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