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  • Short Summary

    Theatre Chocolate Sellers demonstrate on board a boat sailing past the Houses of Parliament.

  • Description

    London.

    Intertitle: "THEATRE CHOCOLATE SELLERS demonstrate opposite terrace of House of Commons against present restrictions".

    Intertitle: "SHOULD D.O.R.A. AND WAR RESTRICTIONS CONTINUE? If the Shop Early Closing Bill in its present form is carried into Law, you will not be able to buy Chocolates at this or any other theatre after 8 p.m. Write to your Member of Parliament ..."

    A Pathe cameraman is on board the chocolate seller's boat as they sail past the Houses of Parliament.

    M/S of a wind band in uniforms playing on board the boat sailing down the River Thames, the protesting chocolate sellers hold a large banner, in the distance is Westminster Bridge. M/S of protesters waving placards and banners at the Houses of Parliament - good view of the House. M/S of two policemen boarding the protester's boat from a rowing boat, in the foreground the band keep playing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    212.13
    Media URN:
    21538
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:29:00 / 01:16:33:00
    Canister:
    G 676

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