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  • Short Summary

    People everywhere celebrate Empire Day with costumes and parades.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Empire Day. Old and young in thousands join in great festival of prayer and praise. Everywhere.

    L/S as people parade down a road dressed in costumes from various parts of the Empire. M/S of a woman dressed as Britannia, she walks along in front of the crowd and holds up her trident. L/S of huge crowds of people in a park, with river in the background, some ride on horses, the camera pans across them to a choir singing.

    M/S as female naval officers and cadets walk along, C/U profile of a man (possibly Prince George, Duke of Kent ?), in naval uniform, he salutes as they march past. Young male naval cadets march past. C/U of the Duke (?) saluting again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    832.02
    Media URN:
    14448
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:59:00 / 01:02:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1714

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