• Short Summary

    On anniversary of beginning of WW I, people show little interest and almost no tributes at all.

  • Description

    Whitehall, London.

    GV river Thames in sunshine. LV people walking and sitting in Green Park, sunshine. SV people sitting in deck-chairs, children in foreground. LV people in chairs. SV Mr. William Knight sitting in deck-chair reading paper. CU headline "August 4th and what it means" CU Mr Knight. SV paper being turned over to reveal "Atom Units for Army". LV people walking along Whitehall pavement, pan to Cenotaph. People still walking past in foreground. AS Cenotaph with banners. SV group of people walking past, two men wearing caps. LV man taking woman's photo on plinth of Cenotaph. SV man standing with small girl on pavement while wife takes photo. SV small boy on plinth hopping about. CU large wreath, pan to small flower alongside. SV man walking past and raising hat. LV road sweeper, sweeping with cenotaph in background. CU sweeper raises hat. LV from centre of road at Cenotaph, traffic passing. Travel shot, from bus, man raising hat as he passes cenotaph. LV traffic passing cenotaph. AS & BV of Fred Grimwood looking up at Cenotaph at the words "Glorious Dead". AS Fred Grimwood looking up at the bows. CU wreath, with horn worked into design. GV General Sir Hubert Gough tottering towards Cenotaph. SV General Gough walking. He stops and looks up the Glorious Dead. CU Gough raises hat, bowler, and bows. CU wreath "Memories". SV Gough walking alongside to look at another wreath. CU Gough looking down at wreath. CU wreath, Royal Irish Rifles. AS Cenotaph with people walking past in foreground. GV Whitehall and cenotaph with people walking past.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:15:00 / 01:53:33:00

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