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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Abney Park, London. The Old Contemptibles of glorious memory - parade once again to honour memory of Capt. Danny, founder of their association."

    Abney Park, London.

    War veterans - men of the Old Contemptibles Association gather around the grave of Captain Denny the founder of their organisation. They are attending a service in the Churchyard in his memory. A memorial stone is unveiled. As buglers play various flags are lifted up.

    Men of the Old Contemptibles march out of the Cemetery to the accompaniment of a military band. The men salute a dignitary as they march past. MS unidentified dignitary (he is the man who unveiled the memorial).

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    10692
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    811.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:20:00 / 01:37:19:00
    Canister:
    31/41
    Sort Number:
    31/041
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. barnard says

    The Description correctly shows my grandfather\'s name as Capt. Danny. Unfortunately, the Tag gives an incorrect surname \'Denny\'. Can I suggest that this is amended in order to avoid any confusion and to enable a search to provide the right film.

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