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  • Short Summary

    Empire Day celebrations in Newcastle, and parade of Catholic Sunday Schoolchildren in Manchester.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Empire Day celebrations in the Stadium of the North East Coast Exhibition. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside.

    M/S as dignitaries and officials walk across the grass. Various shots as they approach a platform watched by crowds, various shots as Girl Guides (?) march past.

    L/S aerial view of girls walking along in white dresses, various shots. M/S as big crucifix is carried followed by statue of Virgin Mary and Jesus surrounded by flowers.

    Note: the latter part of this record appears to be from the story 'Faith of our Fathers' about the annual Catholic procession of Sunday Schoolchildren at Whitsuntide in Manchester, from the same issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    790.20
    Media URN:
    35794
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/05/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:12:00 / 01:32:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1610

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