Officials from Douglas, Isle of Man, proclaim Assembly of Parliament on Tynwald Day.
Item title reads - Tynwald Day. Ancient ceremony of proclaiming Assembly of Parliament and reading of the Island Laws. Douglas, Isle of Man.
L/S as the camera pans down over a canopy with a peaked top, officials are assembled underneath it. Soldiers with guns stand on either side. M/S of two official looking men in robes and judges' wigs reading from the paper. M/S as a soldier with a sword walks through the crowds followed by officials, they all enter Parliament building. People at the side take their hats off.