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  • Short Summary

    Lord Mayor's Show during war includes Allied soldiers and captured German planes.

  • Description

    Lord Mayor's Show during First World War.

    London.

    Various Allied soldiers march in parade. Military marching band - may be Belgian? coming down street. French soldiers follow. Then Japanese (?). Then American marines (?). Captured German aeroplanes are driven past on flat trucks - aeroplane w/ both Iron Cross & swastika painted on side. Captured guns on truck. Another truck carries shells. Tanks drive past.

    Women's auxiliary groups march. Then men on horseback; dressed in Elizabethan / medieval / etc. sort of costumes. Of course the storybook coach of the Lord Mayor of London follows. CU Lord Mayor & entourage getting out of coach. MS Lord Mayor & others in robes all stand facing camera.

    Tradition; customs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2360.24
    Media URN:
    69212
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:47:00 / 01:56:24:00
    Canister:
    ON 251 D

Comments (1)

  1. Tankmanc says

    Band are Italian. Next contingent Italian Bersaglieri, with plumes attached to helmets. Next, probably Portuguese. Finally, U.S. troops wearing Overseas Cap.

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