• Short Summary

    VIP doctors attend commemorative service for William Harvey at church where he is buried.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Doctors gives Bells".

    Hempstead, Essex.

    Dedication of tower and bells at church where William Harvey is buried. L/S St. Andrews Church, Hempstead. Pan down the rebuilt tower to the entrance to the church. C/U bust of William Harvey. L/S William Harvey's tomb.

    Various shots procession of doctors coming through fields towards the church, at the head of the procession is Sir Charles Dodds, President of Royal College of Physicians, Mr. Matthews, President of Harveyian Society and Mr. Arthur Dixon Wright, Treasurer of Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

    M/S crowd gathered outside the church. Interior: various shots service in progress. M/S Mr. Dixon Wright reading the lesson. Exterior: M/S loud speakers outside the church, pan to crowd listening. C/U man listening. M/S Right Reverend Narborough, the Bishop of Colchester, knocking three times on church door. Interior: Mr. Dixon Wright watching as the plaque unveiled. M/S Sir Charles Dodds unveils the plaque. C/U the plaque. C/U Bishop of Colchester blesses the bells. C/U bell ringer pulling the rope. M/S the bell ringing.

    Note: service programme on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:55:00 / 01:51:10:00

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