Our Argentine Guest 1918-1929

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Titles read: 'Our Argentine Guest - President Dr Marcelo de Alvear visits Westminster Abbey to lay wreath on Unknown Warrior's Grave...'.

London.

Group of men getting out of car, walking up steps toward cam. also more men enter from right and follow. Shot of de Alvear and party; carrying...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
73747
Sort Number:
ON 165 E
Time in/Out:
01:45:03:00 / 01:45:44:00
Canister:
ON 165 E
Film ID:
1934.14
Issue Date:
1918 - 1929

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  • "shaking hands w/ man (priest; not in black and facing away from cam" - that's Herbert Ryle, the then Dean of Westminster.

    Narrowing down the clip's current date range of 1918-1929........... the tomb of the Unknown Warrior wasn't unveiled until 1920. Secondly, Herbert Ryle left Westminster through ill health in late 1924. The date range can therefore safely be amended to 1920-24.

    jamied 22nd Jun 2012
  • I've just found this same footage in clip 276.07. It dates the year as being 1922.

    jamied 4th Jul 2012

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