This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Admiral Earl Jellicoe receives Freedom of the Borough of Hastings and unveils a War Memorial in Preston.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Admiral Earl Jellicoe - receives Freedom of the Borough of Hastings."

    Hastings, East Sussex.

    Brief M/S of Admiral Earl Jellicoe inspecting Naval troops at Hastings. L/S of a section of the crowds.

    Intertitle (new story? It may not belong to this issue.): "Lord Jellicoe - unveils Preston's beautiful new War Memorial."

    Preston, Lancashire.

    M/S of a procession of military men and clergymen, led by Lord Jellicoe and the Mayor of Preston (?), moving slowly along a road away from a war memorial. A policeman stands by a section of the crowd in the foreground. L/S of Lord Jellicoe unveiling the memorial; he pulls a large Union Jack flag from the memorial to reveal a tall sculptured figure. M/S of the figure; it looks like a woman holding a wreath in each hand.

    Note: for search purposes - Lord John Rushworth Jellicoe.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    730.27
    Media URN:
    34880
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:52:00 / 01:48:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1513

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment