• Short Summary

    Acts do not become laws unless they were read aloud in English and Manx from Tynwald Hill.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE TYNWALD CEREMONY - Reading the laws & Acts, passed by the House of Keys at Peel I.O.M."

    Douglas, Isle of Man.

    Sword of King Olaf 'leads' the procession of dignitaries through the ranks of solders and to Tynwald Hill, Peel.

    A thousand years old ceremony of reading a summary of the acts which have been past by the House of Keys in the last year is annually performed at Tynwald Hill.

    The Lieutenant Governor Sir Montague Butler is marching in the procession as well as other dignitaries, some wearing academic robes.

    Various shots of the procession and crowds watching it. Men on dais looking on while one of them reads the acts. After the ceremony men leave the dais. This time the sward goes last in procession.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    791.34
    Media URN:
    8891
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:52:00 / 01:47:57:00
    Canister:
    34/55

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