The Lord Mayor's Show 1926 1926

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    Full title reads: "The Lord Mayor's Show. Striking gesture of this year's procession was pageant of past passenger transport contrasted with the present".


    M/S of procession passing cathedral / church. People in procession are dressed in period costumes and ride different types of transport; horses, bicycles, penny farthings, tricycles, carriages, vintage motor cars, motor bikes and side cars.

    M/S of dignitaries in ceremonial robes, including Lord Mayor of London, Colonel Sir William Robert Pryke. More shots of passenger carrying road vehicles; stage coaches, charabanc, double-decker buses.

    Intertitle reads: "London's Fire Brigades of 1710, 1750, 1791 and 1832".

    M/S of procession of floats with men dressed in period fire men's uniforms.

    Intertitle reads: "and magnificent 'Fire Fighters' of today".

    Procession of fire crews on modern fire engines. C/U of Lord Mayor tipping his tricorne hat. Various shots of Lord Mayor's gilded carriage riding through crowd lined streets.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    British Pathé
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    01:15:54:00 / 01:18:55:00
    G 1345
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    G 1345
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  • The show took place on 9 November 1925. Further footage can be found in clip 652.09.

    jamied 19th Jan 2013

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