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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the centenary celebrations and wreath-laying at the Kossuth memorial

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    Budapest, Hungary

    Various shots of a parade marching with flags in the celebrations in Budapest on 15th March 1948 marking the centenary of the war of liberation in 1848. LS Decorated front, possibly of Opera House or House of Parliament. LS High shot of huge crowds assembled.
    LS President Zoltan Tildy addresses crowd from podium. LS Elevated shot of large crowd with banners, listening. CU Heraldic centenary plaque with dates, 1848 and 1948. MS Soldier lowers standard. Various shots of President Tildy and representatives of foreign governments approaching memorial of Louis Kossath, President Tildy laying wreath, the Russian Marshal Kliment Vorosilov laying wreath, saluting and standing (possibly on a minute's silence). CU M. Joinville, French General, and Mme Pierre Henri, wife of the editor of "Humanite". Various shots of the parade and massed crowds. MS and CU Children in folk dress dancing in the street. (2 shots) CU Various Hungarian women. (3 shots) MS Kossath memorial ceremony (with repetition of some previous shots).

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:30:00 / 01:31:27:00
    UN 1930 F

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