Gibraltar War Memorial 1922

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    Full titles read: "IN THE SHADOW OF 'THE ROCK' - Navy and Army mute at impressive ceremony at dedication of Gibraltar's War Memorial."

    Full intertitle reads: "These pictures are unique in being the first cinema pictures ever taken on the Rock of Gibraltar."

    L/S's of soldiers standing in line, nearby is the war memorial covered in the Union Flag (Union Jack). Military officials standing next to the memorial drop the flag to reveal a large stone cross. L/S's of senior military chiefs placing wreaths at the foot of the memorial. Good L/S's taken from the base looking up at the Rock of Gibraltar.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:48:28:00 / 01:50:08:00
    G 933
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    G 0933
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