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  • Short Summary

    Sir Alan Cobham attends Manchester carnival - the 'Pageant of Industry'.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Manchester Civic Week. Gay two mile long pageant of industry ... spectacular feature of historic week".


    Various shots of carnival procession going down crowd lined city streets - including floats, steam rollers, tractors etc. Theme seems to be industry: lots of machines and advertisements for products. M/S of Mayor of Manchester and dignitaries watching parade from platform.

    Various shots of crowd in field, Mayor in foreground, chatting to people around him. Various L/Ss of aeroplanes in flight. Panning shots of crowds in city waiting for pageant to pass. M/S of man giving speech from platform, policemen stand guard in foreground. Panning shot of policemen standing in front of crowd, many wear War medals. M/S of Sir Alan Cobham giving speech from platform. More general crowd shots. Panning shot aeroplane taking off. M/S Cobham in back chauffeur driven car surrounded by crowd. M/S mayor getting into chauffeur driven car. Various shots brass band marching in parade. More shots of floats.

    Various out takes shots from another Gazette story - NEW IRISH NATIONAL PARTY - in G 1330. See separate record for details.

    Intertitle reads: "Huge crowds greeted Sir Alan Cobham, K.B.E., despite his belated arrival".

    M/S of Cobham's car driving through crowd lined street with mounted police escort. M/S of Cobham walking along next to mayor. More shots Cobham giving speech, some C/U. More shots of crowds. More general crowd shots.

    Note: item appears unedited - shots not in chronological order. AH 2001.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:12:00 / 01:29:09:00
    G 1336

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