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Summary: Newsreel item on Lloyd George at the National Eisteddfod at Aberystwyth Castle, Wales, August 1916.
Description: A bard declaims, surrounded by the crowd in the castle ruins. The Gorsedd procession leads off, with a number of soldiers marching before the bards. Lloyd George arrives by car to the cheers of the crowd and goes towards the ceremony.
Production Details: Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Lloyd George, David (person)
British Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: society, British - ethnic: Wales (object name)
ceremonies, British - display: Eisteddfod (object name)
delegations, British national - political (object name)
arts, British - ethnic: Eisteddfod (object name)
buildings, British - historic: castle (object name)
GB, Wales & Aberystwyth, Card <castle> (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 103 ft; Running time: 2 mins
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a and IWM 1061-01 for production details
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 1061-04a-g, the can is marked as IWM 1061-04