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  • Short Summary

    Bishop of Newcastle blesses the flags of the local branches of the British Legion.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gosforth Park. Dedication of Legion Standards by the Bishop of Newcastle on British Legion's birthday."

    Gosforth Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Large gathering of men and women of the British Legion, boys of the Scouts and others. Flags are held out as part of the ceremony.

    Men and women carry forward the Legion banners. The stop in a line and kneel.

    Various shots of the Bishop of Newcastle - he holds onto the flagpoles and says a short prayer of blessing on the standards.

    Shots of parade of banners in front of Bishop and others. The race course grandstand can be seen in the background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    847.31
    Media URN:
    12126
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:38:00 / 01:52:45:00
    Canister:
    31/55 aka G 1831

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