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  • 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

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  • 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!

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