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  • Short Summary

    A memorial service for Lenin held by British Communists.

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    Poplar, East London.

    British Communists hold memorial service for dead Bolshevik leader - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.

    M/S of a civic building with a large banner draped over the front reading 'Communist Party of Great Britain', a crowd gathers by the entrance. M/S of the banner, looking over the heads of the crowd as all the men remove their hats, signifying the start of a minute's silence? Low angle shot of a man giving a speech from a balcony above the banner.

    Various M/Ss of sections of the crowd, many of the children seem more interested in the camera than the memorial service. High angled shot of the crowd as all the men replace their hats. Low angled shot of the man giving a speech from the balcony, tilt down the banner to the crowd. L/S of a man standing on a soap box in the middle of the crowd giving a passionate speech.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:00:00 / 01:24:00:00
    G 1055

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