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  • Short Summary

    Empire Day celebrations.

  • Description

    Empire Day celebrations; 1917(?).

    London.

    MS crowd of children; a few Union Jack flags visible. Lady speaking on platform; holding flowers; 2 young girls dressed in white and 2 men stand next to her. Shot of crowd of children waving various flags; one can see clearly the faces of children towards the front. CU 2 girls on stage; dancing a jig. Cut to 2 different girls dancing; (In fact; all these jigs look like they take a lot of energy! Good exercise). MS group of girls in white dresses; all dancing in a circle.

    Backwards title frame: 'Arrival of Their Majesties at the Albert Hall'. 2 coaches pull up; driving towards camera; coachman jumps down; opens door; removes his hat; and assists people getting out of the coach; including Queen Mary, Princess Mary, King George V and either Prince Edward or Prince Albert (quick shot so it's difficult to tell).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1876.24
    Media URN:
    72131
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:07:00 / 01:21:07:00
    Canister:
    ON 050 H

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