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    Tynwald Day - Ancient Ceremony of reading of Manx Laws at Douglas, Isle of Man. 1920s?

    Procession into church - shots of men in British Army uniform walking single file toward an open Gothic church arch doorway; holding swords pointing upward in front of them. Soldiers standing to attention line the route.

    Men in long robes performing ritual on a circular platform w/ conical roof; some of the participants sit on bales of hay. Also shots of troops being inspected by an elderly man wearing plumes and medals - probably Manx dignitary. Some shots are repeated. C/U of elderly man with white hair, moustache and beard.

    Military; religion. Ceremony.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    76704
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2424.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:52:00 / 01:22:24:00
    Canister:
    ON 343 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 343 G
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Isle of Man
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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