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  • Short Summary

    Ceremony at the Cenotaph in memory of those who died in World War One.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Armistice Day 1930"
    Introductory intertitle reads: "This year - the 12th Anniversary Service at the Cenotaph, pivot of Empire's proud & solemn thoughts - was not one whit less impressive than the first..."

    Whitehall, London.

    Various shots of the Remembrance day service at the Cenotaph War Memorial.

    Members of the Royal Family arrive to pay their respects. King George V places his wreath at the foot of the monument. Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) marches forward to place his wreath. Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) place his wreath. James Ramsay MacDonald, David Lloyd George and Stanley Baldwin are all there in the background.

    Intertitle reads: "At the stroke of 11 - on the 11th day of the 11th month - 12 years after - again that awe-inspiring silence - and memories!"

    High angle shots of the crowds around the Cenotaph. Veterans and ex-servicemen march past the Memorial. Shots of groups of women coming to lay wreaths - possibly War Widows.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    751.23
    Media URN:
    8088
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:03:00 / 01:47:40:00
    Canister:
    30/48

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