• Short Summary

    Duke of Gloucester unveils the new Commonwealth war memorial at Bayeux.

  • Description

    Bayeux, France.

    CU. Duke of Gloucester shaking hands with French VIPs. GV. Massed crowds standing around war memorial. SV. Towards, Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by General Ganeval, representing the French president, and an English officer, inspecting troops. SCU. Crowds watching. GV. Troops standing before war memorial. Duke making speech. SV. Duke standing in front of memorial making speech. GV. Crowds watching. SV. Memorial. Duke pulls cord to unveil it and stands at the salute. SV. Soldiers watching. SV. VIP's standing in front of memorial waiting their turn to lay wreath. SCU. VIP laying wreath. He then stands at the salute. SCU. People watching. GV. Duke accompanied by VIP's touring graves. SCU. Young man in kilt kneeling at grave. SV. Duke and VIP's looking at graves. GV. Graveyard.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene I.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    529.31
    Media URN:
    30844
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:24:00 / 01:51:32:00
    Canister:
    55/47

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