• Short Summary

    Books of Remembrance for dead Bomber crews handed to the care of Lincoln Cathedral.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bomber Command Remembers Its Dead".

    Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.31
    Media URN:
    45956
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:19:00 / 01:43:49:00
    Canister:
    49/91

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