may day

may day

Robeson Leads May Day Parade (1960)

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Unissued / Unused material. Singer and actor Paul Robeson leads May Day Parade. Glasgow, Scotland. MS people holding religious placards. LS's crowd. MS Paul Robeson at head of procession before the start, he raises his hat. LS as he is given a lapel flag which he puts on. Various shots sections of the procession. LS band. Various shots of procession showing Robeson at the head. MS as float passes camera with children on it dressed in costumes of various countries. Various shots of the procession. Various shots as pipe and drum band come towards and past camera. MS as band passes camera, followed by the procession with Robeson leading it. LS procession entering Queen's Park. Various shots of procession including special section of Clydeside apprentice strikers. MS pipe and drum band coming towards and past camera. MS band passing camera with men playing accordions. MS pipe band - Dagenham Girl Pipers? Various shots of families having day out. MS's father playing with children, little girl taking photographs, etc. MS's crowd milling around as procession passes. Various shots as family arrives and settles down to have a picnic. Various shots children, little boys play with toy swords. MS's crowded arena. MS's man on platform addressing crowds. MS as audience rise and give great ovation, pan to platform and Paul Robeson. Various shots Paul Robeson on platform addressing crowd. 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:2770.23