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  • Short Summary

    Employees of Manchester company parade through city, off to join army en masse.

  • Description

    Manchester.

    Parade of Westinghouse employees in streets of Manchester. They are volunteers joining army. Procession lead by an army marching band, workers follow dressed in civilian clothes; winter coats and caps. Westinghouse banner carried at front of line, some wave flags. Groups of several women walk in street alongside the procession and some boys run beside it. Masses of workers keep on pouring out in a seemingly endless long stream, at intervals a soldier in army uniform walks with them. There is a carnival atmosphere amongst the men - seems poignant considering they are marching off to their deaths.

    World War One, Military.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1854.26
    Media URN:
    71523
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:18:00 / 01:33:43:00
    Canister:
    ON 019 L

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