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  • Short Summary

    The Duke of Gloucester takes part in a massive Community Singing Festival in Hyde Park on Empire Day.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Greatest of all Empire Festivals - Duke of Gloucester and over 100,000 men, women and children, took part in Community Singing Festival in honour of Empire Day."

    Hyde Park, London.

    M/S of a military brass band, wearing busbys, playing from a bandstand in Hyde Park. General view of the huge crowd, sitting in the park and singing. M/S of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, singing, then looking down as if he has lost his place in his songbook. M/S of a woman on a small platform, singing to the crowd. More views of the crowd, including a panning shot as they all wave their song sheets in the air.

    Intertitle reads: "...all Britain... ships at sea... and our cousins in every part of the Empire... heard it too!"

    High angle L/S panning across the crowd from behind.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:41:00 / 01:13:00:00
    G 1506

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