• Short Summary

    Ramsay MacDonald opens memorial to dead of the R101 airship in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Beauvais. A Hallowed Spot. Poignant scenes at unveiling of Two Nation's Memorial to victims of R-101."

    Beauvais, France.

    Aerial view of people gathering around the memorial to the dead of the R 101 airship disaster.

    British Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald speaks at unveiling ceremony.

    Shot of the R101. Shot of wreckage following fire. CU names of dead on memorial including Lord Thomson of Cardington. Cut back to MacDonald.

    More CUs of memorial - symbols both Britain and France.

    Shots of local people and survivors at the ceremony.

    More shots of MacDonald.

    French troops parade past memorial.

    Pan up memorial. Shots of people watching parade.

    Planes fly overhead in formation.

    SV of Ramsay MacDonald and unidentified man - possibly French politician.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey MacDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    725.36
    Media URN:
    6503
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:18:00 / 01:58:35:00
    Canister:
    33/80

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