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  • Short Summary

    Memorial service in Wales on Armistice Day for those killed in World War One.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Thousands attend deeply impressive service in Cardiff".

    Armistice Day, South Wales.

    M/S of two priests / vicars reading sermon in front of a World War One Memorial, a troop of soldiers stand to attention in the background. M/S of crowd of people singing hymns around the memorial. We also see vicars and army officers standing next to memorial singing hymns, a brass band accompanies them. Panning shot showing crowds observing minutes silence. M/S of vicars and officers, one of the officers salutes. The officers then lay wreaths on the memorial. M/Ss of ex-servicemen, war veterans, laying wreaths.

    Note: regional variations of story for Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Birmingham and Dublin all exists in G 1346. Also for Cenotaph memorial service - see ARMISTICE DAY 1926 also in G 1346.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    654.16
    Media URN:
    26201
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:09:00 / 01:56:58:00
    Canister:
    G 1346

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