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  • Short Summary

    Peace Day Celebration; London Crowds Cheer at Palace 1919.

  • Description

    Peace Day - Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace Lloyd George announces peace is signed with King.

    The signing of the Armistice is celebrated in London. Peace Day. Huge crowds throng Trafalgar Square at 3 PM. DS from up high: crowds thronging. Pan over crowd (lower) waving and cheering; Trafalgar Square has all these signs and decorations in BG. Thousands flock to acclaim the King at Buckingham Palace. Pan over crowd by Palace (camera just over heads of people).

    More cheering and waving going on. Shot of balcony on Palace; King George V; Queen Mary; etc. Cool shot panning left on crowd on other side of fence round palace grounds; waving hats and handkerchiefs. Celebration. Patriotism. CU some people walking outdoors, including British Prime Minister David Lloyd George. Brief glimpse of Winston Churchill walking beside Lloyd George.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1930.20
    Media URN:
    73567
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:50:00 / 01:21:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 157 K

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