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  • Short Summary

    Married men's protest meeting against conscription.

  • Description

    Married men's protest meeting against conscription - somewhere in England.

    Shot of man on platform speaking to crowd of other men. Pan over crowd; the men all lift their hats in a swinging motion; expressing unanimous sentiment. Shot of 2 men on platform; one has paper in his hand; and he bends to show the document to a man in front of crowd; then stands again. CU section of crowd; the men all raise their hands at once; pan across.

    Speech; orator; politics. World War One; demonstrations.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.19
    Media URN:
    71395
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:16:00 / 01:24:06:00
    Canister:
    ON 034 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The date of this clip can be reduced to 1916-18. Conscription as a whole wasn't introduced until March 1916, and conscription of married men didn't come in till May of that year.

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