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Poole, Dorset, England: GV Procession of Lord Mayor's into arena. LV Ditto onto dais. GV Crowded seated stands. SV Lt. Colonel Sir Mervyn Wheatley speaks:-(Nat.sd.) LV Mayors on dais. (for offstage voice) SV Mayor of Poole, Alderman Bravery speaks:-(Nat.sd.) CU Alderman Bravery continues:-(Nat.sd.) LV Entry into arena of the Power ballet. GV Ditto - crowd in f-g. SCU Alderman Bravery seated looking on. GV Power & pageantry entering arena. SV Pan Spirit of pageantry & power. SV Pageantry & power on dais - ballet girls seated around dais. GV Roman occupation & Hamworthy - villagers approaching with arms raised. SV Villager being put onto stone block. LV Ditto. Side V Crowd. GV Roman soldiers drawing swords & saluting. SV Crowded stands looking on. SV Danes in Viking-like ship. GV Danes rush ashore pan to attacking arena. LV Danes attacking Canford. SV Ditto - villagers standing etc., GV Smoke rising from tableau, people in f-g. CU Alderman Bravery looking on. LV Lord of Canford Manor receiving the Charter of Liberty. GV Ditto.
SV Lt. Col. Sir Mervyn Wheatley speaks:- "Mr. Mayor, your worships, my Lords, ladies & Gentlemen, it is a very proud moment for the Mayors and the committee on whose behalf I speak, that we welcome you all here to our pageant this evening."
SV Mayor Alderman Bravery speaks:- "It is a matter of great pleasure as well as an honour to me to have the privilege of opening this pageant."
CU Alderman Bravery concludes:- "I must say how delighted I am that my invitation to the Mayors of the cities and towns of Wiltshire, Hampshire & Dorset met with such a magnificent response, and I would like to say how much we all appreciate your attendance here. In nearly every case they have been accompanied by their Mayoresses, and on behalf of us all, and particularly on behalf of the Mayors and Myself, I wish you every success for your pageant, & may every performance have a full house."
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