September 19, 2013
Last week in the Community Shop there was an exhibition of old pictures. This late exhibit did not make it but you can watch all 9 minutes of it now.
The video shows troops recently returned from WWI (?) with old street scenes of Abingdon. It begins with the officers standing in a line and playing a trick on the camera. There is a parade led with a band that starts at the park and ends at the Market Place. We see the civic party and Mayor. Then people lay flowers at an early war memorial. It end with luncheon at the Corn Exchange and some fuzzy lines like we used to have on early TV.
(I’ll remove it after a week as I have no rights to this movie as it belongs to ‘IWM’ but hope you enjoy and can add more information.)
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