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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers attend ceremony of dedication of mausoleum to fallen Belgian heroes.

  • Description

    Dedication of Mausoleum to Fallen Belgian Heroes.

    Belgium.

    Shot of group of people making their way down a rocky path - mayor; Navy officer; etc.; Boy Scouts stand on the rocks; holding poles with pennants GV large stone mausoleum with words in Latin 'Devs Protegit Belgivm' and group of people; many soldiers standing both at foot and on top. By the door is priest; who heads inside.

    Pan along soldiers playing bugles. CU group in front of entrance guards in tall black hats; flanked by men holding flags: British and American. Cemetery on a hill; soldiers walk through it looking at graves; wooden crosses; in FG grave of Private W Hall. Guards stand by tall monument as soldier puts flowers on it.

    Ceremonies; casualties; death. World War One; monuments & memorials.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1900.30
    Media URN:
    72832
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:02:00 / 01:31:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 104 L

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