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  • Short Summary

    Mrs. Parker; Lord Kitchener's sister; unveils war shrines at Dudley.

  • Description

    Britain's Deathless Soldiers. Mrs Parker; Lord Kitchener's sister; unveils war shrines at Dudley, West Midlands.

    World War One; ceremonies. Shot of priest; choirboys; and a group of mostly women all filing in through arch (toward camera). Mrs. Parker; an old lady in black old-fashioned clothing; steps up on platform; helped by priest; a Union Jack hangs from back wall. She pulls cord which moves flag aside and unveils the shrine. Another lady puts wreath on it. Pan over small crowd locals. CU of another shrine unveiled; and a wreath handed up to shrine by another old lady.

    Heroes; honour; religion; memorial; death.

    G 421 A.

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    Film ID:
    1864.40
    Media URN:
    71757
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:12:00 / 01:43:10:00
    Canister:
    ON 043 I

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