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  • Description

    Item title reads - Remembrance Day.

    Intertitle - 'Laurence Olivier speaks Binyon's "For the Fallen".'

    C/U as Big Ben strikes 11 o'clock. The camera pans across war graves, C/U's of individual inscriptions. Various shots as injured soldiers are helped or carried through the jungle. M/S as a lady cries and mourns over a grave. M/S as cars come to a stop and a man takes his hat off, M/S of a nurse with two injured men observing the silence. M/S as a woman puts flowers on a war memorial. C/U of a solitary shepherd standing and observing the silence. Various shots of the ceremony at London's Cenotaph. Various shots of a mother and her little son and daughter (typifying a war widow), a man's photograph stands on the wireless. Various shots as her children play with a toy tank. Various shots as servicemen march. M/S looking out to sea from a ship.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46071
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1414.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:36:00 / 01:32:14:00
    Canister:
    46/90
    Sort Number:
    46/090
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Remembrance Sunday
  • Stills

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

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