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  • Short Summary

    The Ku Klux Klan initiates 700 new members in Georgia.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States of America (USA).

    Members of the Ku Klux Klan gathering. Member of Klan in with attire waving to cars organising parking. Close up shot of ensign on attire. Little boy in traditional garb being walked along followed by two others at Stone Mountain, Georgia. Women members holding handbags. Night shot of the new members walking away from camera towards initiation ceremony accompanied by figures in robes. Close up shot of Klansmen applauding. Dr Samuel Green, Grand Dragon of the so-called Invisible Empire, with 'burning' cross (light bulbs on cross) on side of screen. Long shot, back view of initiation ceremony in progress. Members kneeling before burning cross - real fire. Grand Dragon and others looking on. Long shot of the Klansmen looking on - burning cross in front of them. Burning cross, Klansmen in background.

    Possibly connected with 48/63 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1520.05
    Media URN:
    59742
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:04:00 / 01:08:41:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 033 K

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