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    Armistice Day scenes at the Cenotaph.

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    ENGLAND: Whitehall: Cenotaph:

    Good cu. of wreath.

    Cu. of wreath and card track away to semi view of wreath at foot of memorial.

    Cu. of wreath and card track away to pan. up War Memorial showing inscription Earl Haig, Commander of British Armies in France 1914-1918.

    Angle shot looking up at Earl Haig's statue.

    Cu. of wreaths at foot of memorial and pan. up to Semi view of General Foch on horse.

    Cu. of wreath and french inscription on card pan. to inscription of memorial'FOCH 1851-1929. Long view of General Foch's Memorial.

    Cu. of woman wearing war medals & putting wreaths marked with Beloved Sons & Father on foot of cenotaph.

    Cu. pose shot of woman wearing war medals, holding head and walking away.

    Gen. view of cenotaph and crowd. Semi view of Air Force man pan. to wreaths at foot of cenotaph. Cu. of poppy girl pinning poppy on man's jacket. Cu. of inscription "Poppy-Day Helps Ex-Service Men of All ranks etc." on Poppy basket pan. up to girl holding it pinning poppy on man.

    Gen. view of crowd on pavement in Whitehall. Front view of Cenotaph and crowd. Semi view of crowd and pan. to wreaths. Semi view of man and woman placing wreaths on cenotaph. Cu. of man in bathchair pan. to wreaths and cenotaph. Semi view pan. man walking to cenotaph and placing wreath. Cu. of man turning around and walking back. Semi view of veteran with stick limping to cenotaph placing wreath. Semi view of Sir Cyril Newall placing wreath on cenotaph for the R.A.F. Cu. of Sir Cyril Newall turning around and walking back. Cu. of wreath and inscription and track away. Cu. of another wreath. Semi view of 2 R.A F. men saluting cenotaph. Cu. pan. of driver of cart raising hat when driving past cenotaph. Long view of crowd on pavement at Whitehall. Semi view travel shot of crowd on pavement. Semi view of 2 men of the British Legion Major General Sir F. Maurice & Cohen, laying wreath for the British Legion. Cu. of General Maurice and Cohen posing with wreath and laying it at cenotaph. Cu. of wreath on cenotaph, "Twickenham Branch of the Foreign Legion" . Cu. woman putting flowers on cenotaph.
    Background: Armistice Day scenes at the Cenotaph.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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