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  • Short Summary

    Footage being recruited in Trafalgar Square, London.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1928.14
    Media URN:
    73495
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:03:00 / 01:21:28:00
    Canister:
    ON 146 C

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