Lord Mayor of Bradford unveils a guillotine and pretends to be beheaded by students. Tinted.
Item title reads - A right royal 'rag'. Boisterous but good humoured students make Socialist Lord Mayor unveil fearsome guillotine and then "behead" him! Bradford, Yorkshire.
L/S as the mayor is helped up onto the platform by a student dressed as a highwayman, crowds of people stand behind. The mayor pulls the covering off to reveal the guillotine. L/S as the highwayman conducts the rest of the students in a song, they are all wearing fancy dress. M/S as the mayor is put under the guillotine, the blade comes down and up again. He stands up unharmed.
Note: this item is yellow tinted, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0396*.