This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Armistice Day gatherings, with scenes of crowds at a memorial in Birmingham

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Impressive scenes in Birmingham."

    Birmingham, West Midlands

    Armistice Day gathering. L/S high angle of crowds gathered in a square, standing in prayer. Mayors march with other dignitaries and a wreath is laid. Others walk up to a memorial with huge wreaths. One wreath is shaped like a harp. There is a long procession of policemen and women.

    Note: Birmingham sequence is seen with different camera angles. See also previous sequences

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    704.36
    Media URN:
    33490
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:18:00 / 02:00:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1450

Comments (1)

  1. John Duffield says

    This starts with a parade in Victoria Square, outside the Council House, and then moves to the Hall of Memory in Broad Street. It would appear to be a Remembrance Day celebration. Note the rather amusing floral angel being carried to the Hall of Memory entrance!

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment