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  • Short Summary

    The mayor leads the wreath laying on Armistice Day in Birmingham.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Impressive scenes in Birmingham. (Armistice Day 1928). The Midlands.

    L/S's of crowds of people gathered at the memorial, the camera pans across them. The mayor walks up past servicemen carrying wreaths. He takes his hat off before taking a wreath and laying it on the memorial. He stands there a while then replaces his hat. L/S as police officers take wreaths up, followed by sailors and other members of the Armed Forces. L/S as people file up the steps to the memorial hall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    770.02
    Media URN:
    35455
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:17:00 / 01:03:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1555

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