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    Armistice Day commemoration in London - King and Prince of Wales lay wreaths at Cenotaph.

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    Full title reads: "ARMISTICE DAY 1934"

    Whitehall, London.

    Top shot of the Cenotaph with troops lined up around it and crowds packed behind them. Procession of priests in white robes walking slowly towards the base of Cenotaph. Pan down Cenotaph showing wreaths at base and priests during service in front of it. Procession of civic and military dignitaries leaving one of the Whitehall buildings, some with wreaths in their hands.

    King George V laying wreath at base of the Cenotaph. He walks back and salutes. Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) laying wreath at he base of Cenotaph. He walks back and salutes. Prime Minister Mr Ramsay MacDonald laying wreath at the base of Cenotaph. Government ministers lined up behind him.

    Top shot of the Cenotaph and people around.

    Screen filled with poppies with "Remembrance" written over it.

    Crowds at Trafalgar square. Cenotaph with people lined up around it. Pan along the crowds around Cenotaph. King reading a speech from a paper.

    Balcony with Queen Mary, Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) and several other female members of Royal family looking down at ceremony. Pan along Whitehall showing masses of people. Various shots of the march past and people queuing o lay wreaths and flowers at the base of Cenotaph.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:26:21:00 / 01:30:09:00

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