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  • Short Summary

    Leeds Civic Week is inaugurated by the Lord Mayor and bunting is hung through the city.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Civic pride is good citizenship." The Lord Mayor inaugurates Leeds' Civic Week. Yorkshire.

    L/S as the Lord Mayor and other officials descend the steps of a large building with pillars at the front. M/S as the Lord Mayor stands with others and makes a speech. L/S as the camera pans across all the other officials standing on the steps. L/S of the scene with crowds of people at the front. L/S of people walking through the town, the camera pans across to the statue of a man on horse in the middle of a square, and across to the other side. M/S of bunting strung up through the town, various shots as cars drive through, good shots of Leeds. M/S of 'Welcome' sign and flags. M/S of a big bell made of leaves, caption underneath is "we greet you with ringing cheers."

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:11:00 / 01:32:26:00
    G 1540

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