Footage being recruited in Trafalgar Square, London.
Recruiting scenes in Trafalgar Square. London.
CU platform by lion statue; w/ men & women standing on it - speakers for recruiting rally. Soldier reaches down to help a man climb up ladder to join them; in BG a cameraman is climbing up on the lion itself! Shot of crowd; w/ Army band in FG playing -beating on a bass drum; many boater hats in crowd. Shot looking over heads of crowd toward platform; a big banner hangs over: Join the Finsbury Rifles. Some people in FG turn around to look at camera.
Volunteers. World War One.