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  • Short Summary

    Earl Haig unveils the beautiful Coventry war memorial.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Earl Haig Unveils War Memorial. "

    Coventry, Warwickshire

    Earl Haig in military uniform shakes hands with Mrs. E. Bench and Corporal A. Hutt, along with the Mayor. They stand at the memorial steps. Earl Haig unveils the doorway of the memorial tower which was covered by a Union Jack, and he salutes. The Mayor reads from a book of remembrance and hands it to Haig. The party enter through the memorial door. L/S of memorial tower with the crowd in the foreground.

    Note: VHS Sleeve title indicates ' Earl Haig opens war memorial'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.09
    Media URN:
    33424
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:51:00 / 01:16:19:00
    Canister:
    G 1441

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