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  • Short Summary

    Bury's Civic Jubilee Celebrations; processions and balloon races.

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    Full title reads: "Bury Civic Jubilee Celebrations. Mayoral Procession Sunday Sept. 5th 1926".

    According to issue sheet: Bury jubilee week. 7000 schoolchildren make living Coat of Arms of the City.

    Bury, Greater Manchester (formerly Lancashire).

    Various shots of a procession lead by mayor, bishop and dignitaries. Crowds watch as soldiers, boy scouts and ex-service men march through streets. Various shots of mayor and dignitaries going in to the door of civic building. L/S of crowds on streets, bunting hangs overhead.

    Various shots of lots of children gathering park, some pass a brass band. Panning L/S of crowd of children creating giant coat of arms by holding bits of paper above their heads. C/U of schoolboy holding balloon with postcard stuck to it. Panning shot of group of boys releasing balloons into air. L/S of balloons floating into air. Panning shot crowd standing behind cordon. C/U of three toddlers.

    More shots of mayor's procession. Ex-servicemen and policemen also march in procession. More shots of mayor and mayoress in doorway of civic building. Some shots of marching brass band. More shots of crowds watching processions.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:29:00 / 01:31:36:00
    G 1328

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