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  • Short Summary

    King George V and thousands of people pay their respects at the Cenotaph on Armistice Day.

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    Item title reads - Armistice Day 1925. The years slip by, but memory remains. London.

    Intertitle - 'The Pathe Gazette counts it one of its proudest privileges to be able to enable you - for a few brief moments - to "look back" once again.

    Intertitle - 'Now, once again, King and Princes - Priests and people unite to pay tribute to our glorious dead.'

    L/S of the Cenotaph, crowds stand at the side and clergymen walk around to stand near it. M/S as King George V, Prince Edward (Prince of Wales) and Prince Albert (Duke of York) walk up to the Cenotaph followed by other military officers. M/S of the King and two Princes stood together, the King is given a wreath and walks up to lay it on the Cenotaph. The two Princes do the same. L/S of the Cenotaph with wreaths at the bottom.

    M/S as the King and assembled officials take their hats off as a mark of respect, L/S of the Cenotaph, M/S as they replace their hats. L/S of the crowds, the camera pans across to the Cenotaph. A bishop conducts a service in front of it as the wind blows through. C/U of the bishop.

    Note: there is an item with the same title and similar footage in G 1238 on *PM0430*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:23:00 / 01:55:48:00
    G 1241

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