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    Unveiling of memorial church. Location of events unknown.

    World War One; ceremonies. Another memorial unveiling ceremony in a church. Opens with nice shot; framed by arch in FG; row of people walk single-file toward camera; with the priest in front carrying a large cross held above his head. The people enter: 3 priests; several altar boys and a crowd of women and old men in dark clothing. Priest on platform next to large Union Jack hanging vertically; he helps a little old lady in mourning -- black veil etc.--step up. She unveils the memorial. Another old lady comes up with a wreath; and hangs it on the memorial. DS pan over heads of people. CU priest; old lady stand in front of fence; he reaches back and uncovers another shrine. Religion; home front; casualties.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    72096
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1874.49
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:07:00 / 01:51:07:00
    Canister:
    ON 048 I
    Sort Number:
    ON 048 I
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    Categories
    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    ON 048
  • Stills

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

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