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  • Short Summary

    Footage of carnival type parade in Southport in aid of military hospital.

  • Description

    Parade at fete for military hospital. Southport, Lancashire.

    Parade at Southport Carnival & Fete; held in aid of Grange Military Hospital. Opens with bizarre band of clowns playing musical instrument. Then a pony cart with children; sign 'Welcome Home'. Kids on bike (with sidecar?) holding spear and shield -- with Union Jack painted on. Knightly patriotism. Then a monster float; of a tank; a Navy guy is standing on front; saluting. Float is pulled by horse.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1870.38
    Media URN:
    71952
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:06:00 / 01:44:45:00
    Canister:
    ON 055 F

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