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Views of Halifax (c.1905)
Pedestrians and bus passengers watch a procession through Edwardian Halifax.
Non-Fiction 1905 2 mins Silent
This film starts out as a slice-of-life street view before stopping to appreciate a large-scale procession headed by a brass band, a large number of women and girls wearing elaborate hats and, finally, men and boys. The purpose of the procession is unclear: it's less overtly religious than other Halifax processions, although the word 'CHOIR' can be glimpsed on one of the fluttering banners.
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