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  • Short Summary

    The ancient ceremony of dissolving Parliament takes place outside the Houses of Parliament, London.

  • Description

    Houses of Parliament, London.

    Full titles read: "BY THE KING A PROCLAMATION ! - City workers hear the City Remembrancer - according to ancient custom - from steps of the Royal Exchange, read Royal Proclamation, dissolving Parliament."

    L/S of the Remembrancer (he wears a wig and traditional regal costume) walking with Policeman in a very wet looking London Street. M/S of the Remembrancer issuing the proclamation from scroll.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    788.30
    Media URN:
    36492
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:30:00 / 01:43:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1607

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