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  • Short Summary

    The Prime Minister informs the people in Manchester that the worst of the war is over.

  • Description

    "The worst is over' - Lloyd George in Manchester.

    Heads of State; World War One; home front. Prime Minister David Lloyd George tells Mancunians. 'The worst is over.' DS Small procession (several men on horseback and 3 coaches) coming down city street with large crowd on side; as it goes by the crowd starts to break up. Shot of crowd spilling into street in every direction. Women wearing things that resemble bathrobes and ruffled night caps waving flags and holding banner 'Women War Workers Greet You'.

    CU Shot of British Prime Minister David Lloyd George meeting some of these women; and walking toward camera. CU Lloyd George talking to some veterans. CU Lloyd George with admiral(?) in fancy dress uniform; several badges. Mayor stands between them. Politics; government; Great Britain. location Manchester; England

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:43:00 / 01:47:39:00
    ON 088 H

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