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  • Short Summary

    Thousands of Sunday school children march through Manchester in annual Whitsun parade.

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    Title missing, according to original issue sheet it should read: "20,000 SUNDAY SCHOOL SCHOLARS take part in annual Whitsuntide procession".

    M/S of lots of small children in white in the procession, they each hold a ribbon attached to a sign made from flowers reading 'unity'. Various shots of the procession; more children and young girls in white holding ribbons, some school boys holding laurel wreaths on poles, other children wave Union Jack flags.

    M/S of four policemen on horseback riding up a wide city street; they appear to be leading the parade. M/S of a police brass band coming up the same stretch of road. More shots of the procession. M/S of mothers from St. Thomas' Sunday School walking in front of a large banner with their small children (most are dressed as sailors). Various shots of Girl Guides walking past a crowd. L/S of choir boys walking in the procession. More general shots of the procession; lots of little girls in white carrying flowers.

    After some seconds of spacing story resumes at 01:29:39. Some shots of boys in long black coats and berets walking in the parade. More general shots of the parade - mostly seen earlier in item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:12:00 / 01:30:21:00
    G 1297

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