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    Lest we forget. Drumhead, London.

    Title: 'Lest We Forget.' Drumhead Memorial Service. Shot of an ancient looking tower; behind a lot of leaves of treetops or bushes. Shot of people sitting at tables outdoors; an ivy-covered house and trees in BG; very civilised. Then; looking over hats of some women seated in FG; a platform with a woman leaning on a little stand; giving a speech as a man in Navy uniform; 2 men in civilian; sit behind her; Union Jack and Italian flag on front of platform. Next an elderly man speaks; the lady rests under a parasol. The woman speaking again. Pan over the general scene; with the crowd seated around the platform; panning to left; one sees for the first time ruins of a large bombed out building in BG.

    Destruction. World War One; home front; ceremonies; war damage.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    72793
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1898.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:24:00 / 01:42:26:00
    Canister:
    ON 101 L
    Sort Number:
    ON 101 L
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    Categories
    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    bomb-damaged house WW1 Women Giving Speeches
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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