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    Messines, Belgium.

    L/S of a World War One cemetery - many rows of gravestones and wooden crosses, a procession of war veterans and soldiers walk up a path. Panning shot of an officer and a smartly dressed man walking through the cemetery, they are followed by more soldiers and civilian dignitaries.

    M/S of an officer giving a speech in front of a war memorial. Panning shot over a crowd of war veterans, soldiers, local dignitaries and other mourners gathered around a tall memorial in the middle of the cemetery.

    Note: for more shots of this event please see NEW ZEALAND MEMORIAL (longer version) also in G 1109.

    Note: old records give this story the subtitle - King of the Belgians - although there are no C/U shots of King Albert of Belgium.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24544
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    350.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:28:00 / 01:38:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1109
    Sort Number:
    G 1109
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Messines LS - WAR GRAVES New WWI Titles Important New Zealand Film Archive - May 2014
  • Stills

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

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