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  • Short Summary

    Topical carnival in Wakefield inaugurated Empire Shopping Week (despite General Strike).

  • Description

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

    Title: "Buy British Goods! Empire Shopping Week inaugurated on eve of Strike, with striking display of home made goods".

    High angled shot of a parade of horse drawn carnival floats coming down a crowd lined street. Floats promote British made products - one float has a beer bottle on. Carnival goes on despite General Strike.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    494.02
    Media URN:
    25730
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:24:00 / 01:14:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1291

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