Coventry's Lady Rides Again 1949

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    Full title reads: "Coventry's Lady Rides Again".

    Coventry, Warwickshire.

    SV Towards Mrs Lewis Douglas, wife of the American Ambassador, accompanied by officer, inspecting guard of honour of Royal Warwickshires.

    SV Regimental mascot. SV Mrs Douglas looking at regimental mascot and patting same. LV Mrs Douglas patting mascot.

    CU Boy pan to girl.

    MV Pan Mrs Douglas accompanied by the Mayor of Coventry walking out to unveil statue.

    CU Two mace bearers.

    LV Mrs Douglas pulls cord to unveil statue. Flags get stuck.

    SV Mrs. Douglas and Mayor. Mrs Douglas still holding cord.

    LV Mrs Douglas hanging on the rope pan up to statue unveiled.

    CU Mrs Douglas and Sir William Reid Dick, sculptor.

    SV Statue of Lady Godiva.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46481
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1425.38
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:03:00 / 01:57:52:00
    Canister:
    49/86
    Sort Number:
    49/086
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