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  • Short Summary

    Policemen (in civvies) march off to enlist.

  • Description

    Police Demonstration - London.

    Police enlist. Not in police or military uniforms; 2 lines of men walking down street through a big crowd. Good shots of just regular people. Opens with shot of legs of 3 men standing on a ledge to see; then pans over crowd. Shot of the procession and spectators. A group of young boys gather in front of camera.

    World War One; home front;

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1900.12
    Media URN:
    72814
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:03:00 / 01:09:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 103 H

Comments (1)

  1. Paul Burnham says

    I suspect that this is not enlistment - it's more likely that this shows members of NUPPO (the National Union of Police and Prison Officers) in 1918-19. The officers look pretty determined. Paul Burnham.

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