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  • Short Summary

    Various floats on different themes, Lord Mayor arrives to meet the children.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.


    MS Balloon seller at Tower Hill with some children around her. Various shots, three mounted policemen leading procession, then the Girl's Brigade Band on Children's Day in the City of London Festival, the route went from Aldersgate to Tower Hill. Gaily decorated floats passing by, based on the theme of London Town. Children dressed in various costumes adorn the floats. CU Sign for the Christopher Wren School - Great Fire of London. MS Float of the Great Fire passing by. MS and CU People in 18th century costume on a float commemorating the Coffee House society. CU Children dressed as fruit and vegetable men walk alongside float. Various shots, children waving Union Jacks at passing floats. LS Float with Tower Bridge and Tower of London in background. MS Brownie pack walk toward camera. MS Children aboard the steam engine float. MS Various floats passing. LS Crowd behind barriers. Various shots, Lord Mayor arrives and chats to children on the floats. Mayor and City dignitaries on the Dodgem cars. Various shots, fun fair in the moat of the Tower of London.

    Note: Date on original record: 13/07/1968. Sir Gilbert Inglefield is mentioned on the dope sheet, possibly the name of the Lord Mayor.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:50:00 / 01:55:33:00
    UN 4373 A

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