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  • Short Summary

    Proclamation on food crisis read to London citizens.

  • Description

    Food crisis. London.

    Royal Proclamation on the Food Crisis is read to citizens of London; England. Royal representative; wearing robe; w/ lace cuffs powdered curled wig; holds a document and reads it aloud; next to him another man in robe; w/ medallion; holding hat - Lord Mayor? On rt. a lady w/ serious expression and a tray hanging from her neck; other people behind them.

    Then GV street scene - London. Many people crowded into square; statue in a little structure w/ 4 columns and a roof; Another shot; w/ statue of man on horse up on a tall pedestal; crowd swarming round in the street; double-decker bus passes in BG. Back to orig. view of the representative in his traditional costume reading the proclamation.

    World War One; home front.

    Also on ON 414 S

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1928.26
    Media URN:
    73507
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:38:00 / 01:34:13:00
    Canister:
    ON 146 P

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