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  • Short Summary

    Ceremony in Shanghai with officials placing wreaths at base of memorial.

  • Description

    Armistice Day in Shanghai, China.

    High angle view of several bridges over main river in city. People, including women civilians, placing wreaths at memorial monument. Various shots of monument; a tall tower; & masses of wreaths; crosses/ etc. around its base. Lines of soldiers playing bugles.

    Many shots of soldiers marching around. CUs of military officers (including British Army's Douglas Haig). Also CUs non-military VIPs - diplomats? Pan across square showing officials (male and female) standing with wreaths. Wreaths being placed at the foot of the monument.

    Something to do w/ the conflicts in China in the 1920s; between Chiang Kai-Shek's Nationalist faction & other groups.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2408.11
    Media URN:
    76471
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:56:00 / 01:20:19:00
    Canister:
    ON 321 F

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