Empire Day Newcastle (1929)

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    Item title reads - Empire Day celebrations in the Stadium of the North East Coast Exhibition. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside. M/S as dignitaries and officials walk across the grass. Various shots as they approach a platform watched by crowds, various shots as Girl Guides (?) march past. L/S aerial view of girls walking along in white dresses, various shots. M/S as big crucifix is carried followed by statue of Virgin Mary and Jesus surrounded by flowers. Note: the latter part of this record appears to be from the story 'Faith of our Fathers' about the annual Catholic procession of Sunday Schoolchildren at Whitsuntide in Manchester, from the same issue. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:790.2
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE_nSwhzitE
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years ago
    Viewed: 769 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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