• Short Summary

    Field Marshal, Lord Alexander unveils Cassino memorial.

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    Cassino, Italy.

    Field Marshal Lord Harold Alexander of Tunis travels to Italy to unveil memorial to the men of Commonwealth armies who died in Battle of Cassino. GV. Cassino Cemetery showing war graves. CU. Memorial stone in cemetery. CU. Memorial stone. GV. Military cemetery - ceremony in progress. SV. Earl Alexander of Tunis and General Sir Gerald Templer saluting. GV. Ceremony. SV. Earl Alexander speaking to the people. LV. Marble panels draped with flags. SV. Earl Alexander speaking into mike and is about to unveil panels - priest and some other officials standing next to him. CU. Panel with flag falling. GV. Pan of unveiling ceremony with flags falling down from the panels - twelve marble pillars. SV. Line of unveiled pillars. Angle shot, British flag flying at half mast. SV. Earl Alexander walking past the unveiled panels, he stops to look. CU. Earl Alexander. GV. Relatives and other visitors walking around, looking at the names on the panels. Mount Cassino in background. GV. Cassino cemetery with people looking at gravestones. SV. Two gravestones, one of them with David Star - a Jewish stone. CU. Gravestone. SV. Gravestones. GV. Cassino Cemetery with Mount Cassino in background. SV. Woman kneeling over gravestone wearing medals of her lost one. CU. Same woman resting her head on gravestone and crying.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:05:00 / 01:41:21:00

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