• Short Summary

    The men and women of Bomber Command remember their dead at ceremony in Lincoln.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

    CU of Royal Air Force bomber command memorial book. CU RAF badge on Chapel gate.

    LV GV Lincoln with Cathedral in background. MV Angle shot Lincoln Cathedral towers pan down to WAAFs (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) marching into Cathedral. SV WAAFs marching into Cathedral. MV Airmen marching to Cathedral.

    Interior of Cathedral. RAF (Royal Air Force) flag going in. MV Candelabras pan to RAF badge on wall. CU RAF badge "Per Ardua ad Astra". MV books being carried in procession to Air Force chapel. CU Towards, walking shot of airmen carrying books. MV Airmen carrying books reach altar and books are handed over and placed on altar. MV Airmen standing to attention at side of church.

    MV Air Officer Commander in Chief Bomber Commander, Sir Aubrey Ellwood saying: "Mr Subdean, I present to this Cathedral church these two books containing the names of 21,000 men of bomber groups who were stationed in this area during the war and lost their lives in operations. I bid you to take good care of them". MV Back view party in front of altar. MV Bishop of Lincoln Maurice Harland walking towards altar. CU Hand opening book revealing names therein. MV Bishop blessing books. Pan. & SV. Various extra cuts of the story. Including more exterior shots around Lincoln.

    Possibly connected with 49/91 - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:11:00 / 01:47:57:00
    UNSO Reel 073 G

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