• Short Summary

    The election of Sir Maurice Jenks as the 743rd Lord Mayor of London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. 'As in Dick Whittington's Time'. 'According to ancient custom', the City Fathers, in full regalia and carrying nosegays, proceed to the Guildhall to elect Alderman Sir Maurice Jenks, London's 743rd Lord Mayor."

    Guildhall, London.

    Parade of City dignitaries in full regalia and costume, many carrying posies of flowers / nosegays. Sir Maurice Jenks is in their midst. Various shots of the procession to the Guildhall.

    MS of two men in robes. CU of one of the men - possibly Sir Maurice Jenks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    869.01
    Media URN:
    12720
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:01:14:00
    Canister:
    31/79

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "CU of one of the men - possibly Sir Maurice Jenks" - that close-up, occurring at 01:04, is indeed of Sir Maurice Jenks.

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