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  • Short Summary

    Arthur Balfour (long time British statesman and foreign secretary under Lloyd George) unveils memorial to Vice Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock.

  • Description

    York, Yorkshire.

    World War One; ceremony; military. Arthur Balfour (long time British statesman and foreign secretary under Lloyd George) unveils memorial to Vice Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock; who went down with his ship at Cape Coronel; November 1; 1914. Opens with shot of Balfour (in top hat) and Army officers inspecting honour guard past line of soldiers; crowd of civilians in BG.

    Officers and Balfour walking between the rows (again toward camera); inspecting troops; outside York Cathedral. Balfour tips his top hat as he approaches; rounds corner. Balfour and another man in top hat; talk to Navy officers outside cathedral. Balfour & others go up steps; tipping cap again; and inside. Sailors from the Grand Fleet; 'heroes of the Battle of Jutland'; march beside cathedral. Sailors going up steps into cathedral for memorial; a black dog stands on the steps.

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    Film ID:
    1850.36
    Media URN:
    71311
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:36:00 / 01:44:56:00
    Canister:
    ON 013 G aka G 0380 B

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