• Short Summary

    King Leopold unveils a rose window in a cathedral, a memorial to his father King Albert from Britain.

  • Description

    Titles read: "BRITISH MEMORIAL TO KING ALBERT".

    Ypres, Belgium.

    King Leopold lays a wreath at the city war memorial at Ypres in memory of his father, King Albert of Belgium. King Albert's widow arrives at Ypres cathedral (or could be Brussels cathedral) and is greeted by the Earl of Athlone. A memorial to the King is being unveiled inside, in the form of a rose window. Brief shots inside the cathedral of the window and tablet being unveiled by the King and consecrated by a clergyman.

    King Leopold and his mother beneath a war memorial arch in the city and meets veterans. Brief shots of soldiers marching along to the tune of 'Pack Up Your Troubles' played by a marching band.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    965.35
    Media URN:
    17187
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:58:00 / 01:35:55:00
    Canister:
    38/42

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