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  • Short Summary

    Armistice day memorial service and parade in Manchester.

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

    Armistice Day, Lancashire, Greater Manchester.

    Panning M/S of a row of disabled World War One veterans in wheelchairs. Panning shot of dignitaries on platform in front of city hall; includes mayor of Manchester, bishop of Manchester (William Temple), several army officers and policemen wearing medals.

    L/S of memorial, tilt down to show wreaths around base. Pan to show troop of British Navy sailors / sea cadets marching past. M/S of military procession passing memorial; army brass band and several platoons of soldiers. Good M/S of ex-servicemen with medals pinned to civilian suits marching past.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:49:08. M/S of soldier with head bowed and rifle pointing downwards, in front of memorial. Panning shot of soldiers holding regimental flags standing to attention. Various shots ex-servicemen walking behind signs of their old regiments; '23rd Bantams' is one of them. Panning shot of crowds observing minute silence: servicemen, ex-servicemen and bereaved families. Otherwise, shots same as those in edited bit of item.

    Note: regional variations of story for Liverpool, Leeds, Cardiff, 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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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:01:00 / 01:53:00:00
    G 1346

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