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  • Short Summary

    Church of England children take part in parade in Manchester to celebrate Whitsun.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lancashire. For the 130th Time! Over 20,000 Church of England Sunday Schoolchildren take part in annual Whitweek walk - and it has never been abandoned because of rain - in Manchester!!"

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    Parade through the streets of Manchester in celebration of Whitsun. Boys in odd robes walk in parade followed by choirboys.

    High angle shot of parade - lots of young girls wearing white gowns. Some are carrying religious banners. More shots of the children in the procession, many of them are holding baskets of flowers.

    Intertitle reads: "Dr Hewlett Johnson - Manchester's much loved Dean - now Dean of Canterbury - says goodbye."

    Dr Johnson stands at side of parade as it passes. He shakes hands with some of the adults walking past.

    Pan over large crowd gathered together at end of the parade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    815.08
    Media URN:
    10755
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:35:00 / 01:11:53:00
    Canister:
    31/43

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