• Short Summary

    Queen Mother Alexandra unveils a memorial statue to Nurse Edith Cavell (English World War I heroine)

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Unveiling Memorial to Nurse Cavell by Queen Alexandra

    ENGLAND: London: City of Westminster: Trafalgar Square:
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    GV crowd gathered round veiled monument, carriage bearing Queen Alexandra draws up.

    LS two priests walk through crowd towards monument, LS Queen Alexandra raises her arm and veil from memorial falls.

    GV memorial statue of Nurse Cavell inset in wall.

    CU inscription "Edith Cavell, Brussels, Dawn, October 12th 1915"

    GV memorial.

    GV crowd round memorial.

    LS two workmen (?) walking away from monument.

    GV shots crowd round monument, Union Jack flying from flagpole, line of soldiers standing in front of monument blow bugles.

    LS procession past crowd, Queen Alexandra in carriage followed by military band followed by troops marching.

    CU inscription on memorial.

    GV shots memorial.

    statue, monument, Edith Cavell, humanitarian, World War I, World War 1, WWI, First World War, The Great War, war,
    Background: Queen Mother Alexandra unveils a memorial statue to Nurse Edith Cavell (English World War I heroine)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9E34D4JHK75SENZU5Y34TXJED
    Media URN:
    VLVA9E34D4JHK75SENZU5Y34TXJED
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1920
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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