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St George's Day at Stratford-on-Avon
St George's Day at Stratford-on-Avon

St George's Day at Stratford-on-Avon 1915

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St George's Day at Stratford-on-Avon 1915

1 mins United Kingdom

Residents of Stratford-upon-Avon are treated to a double dose of patriotic celebration every 23rd April, when St George's Day coincides with William Shakespeare's birthday. Marked in much the same way for 200 years, the townsfolk carry wreaths and flowers to the Bard's tomb in Holy Trinity Church. This fabulously crisp newsreel item shows them setting off in their finery, brimming with pride.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

St. George's Day Commemorations Stratford-on-Avon William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Collection

Shakespeare on Film 1915 on Film

Released

1915

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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