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  • Short Summary

    Ceremonies around the country in remembrance of British war dead.

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    Full title reads: "Armistice Day 1932."

    High angle shot of the Cenotaph in London's Whitehall. The Armistice parade is taking place. Closer shot of members of choirs gather around the base of the Cenotaph. A priest walks past them. King George V, in army uniform, walks forwards to place a wreath at the base of the memorial. Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald places wreath on behalf of the Government. He walks past members of the Cabinet including Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain. Closer shot of King George V.

    Intertitle reads: "At the stroke of 11 - on the 11th day of the 11th month - 14 years after - again that awe-inspiring silence." While the above title is held the words "and memories!" are added.

    High angle shot of Whitehall. The street is packed, both with people taking part in the ceremony and those watching.

    Intertitle reads: "At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them." Binyon.

    Images of troops during World War One are superimposed over images of the Armistice ceremony at the Cenotaph. High angle shot of the massive crowd at the Armistice ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall London. Shot of elderly man and woman looking at a small war memorial in a churchyard. Images of flags being lowered, of the ceremonies in India and of the names of the dead superimposed over images of the Cenotaph.

    Continued on next record. Sound Track Missing. Alternative spellings for search purposes:- Ramsey, Chamberlin.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:10:11:00 / 01:12:19:00

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