• Short Summary

    Canada's National War Memorial is on show in London's Hyde Park before being shipped out.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. 'A thing of beauty ... ' Canada's National War Memorial - one of the largest groups of statuary in the World - on view in Hyde Park."

    Hyde Park, London.

    Various shots of the statues and stone work for the Canadian memorial which are being displayed in Hyde Park before being shipped to Canada. Much of the sculpture presents soldiers and other service personnel. The work was done by the March family - Vernon March and Sidney March are mentioned by name.

    Figures of victory and liberty surmount the arch. The monument is a memorial to those who served in World War One.

    The voiceover is the official Canadian government spokesman.

    (See 32/70 for shots of the memorial in the yard where it was cast)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    685.23
    Media URN:
    5193
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:34:00 / 01:30:06:00
    Canister:
    32/85

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