• Short Summary

    London's new Lord Mayor makes the traditional drive to the Law Courts.

  • Description

    Mansion House & Law Courts, London.

    This year's pageant theme for the traditional parade marking Lord Mayor's drive to Law Courts is 'Wool in the History of London'. SV. Band of guards passing. SV. Lord Mayor of London Alderman Cuthbert Ackroyd and his wife waving from balcony of Mansion House. SCU. Large model of ram on float passing camera. SCU. Float - wool for export, Uncle Sam on float. SCU. Float - wool throughout the ages for uniforms. CU. Lord Mayor and wife waving from balcony. SCU. Float - Dick Whittington and his cat. CU. Woman pointing with small child. SCU. Mounted drummer banging away - followed by mounted band. CU. Lord Mayor waving from coach as it starts on journey. SV. Coach on way. SV. People waving. GV. Coach arrives at Law Courts. SCU. People waving. SV. Lord Mayor getting out of coach. SCU. Little boy watching. CU. Lord Mayor smiling.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:57:00 / 01:28:06:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The show took place on 9 November 1955.

    This footage is almost entirely duplicated in clip 553.26.

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