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  • Short Summary

    Memorial to British soldiers who died on Belgian soil attended by Lord Alexander

  • Description

    Mons, Belgium

    GV. The town of Mons. LS. Old. clock tower of Mons. LS. British veterans on parade. LS. Alexander arriving. MS. An officer of a Scots Regt. MS. Alexander shaking hands with veterans. MS. (pan) Veterans on parade. MS. Alexander talking to veteran. LS. and MS. King Badouin arriving (several shots) MS. Alexander speaking onto microphone. LS. Officials listening to Alexander. LS. Alexander unveiling the memorial. CU. Inscription On the war memorial. LS. Officers saluting. LS. Baudouin laying wreath. CU. Wreath at foot of memorial. GV's officers and veterans standing, watching ceremony. MS. M. Maistrau Bergomaster of Mons speaking. LS. Memorial - pan down to flags. MS. Baudouin saluting. LS. Baudouin shaking hands with officials. (Mute F.G.)

    NB: Not of great quality throughout, slight decomposition

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2614.02
    Media URN:
    78059
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:37:00 / 01:07:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 2471 C

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