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  • Short Summary

    Wooden crosses outside Westminster Abbey in memory of war dead and King George VI.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Field of Remembrance, Westminster, London.

    Various shots in and around Field of Remembrance (lots of tiny wooden crosses planted in ground outside Westminster Abbey). LS clergy holding dedication service, crowd of people watch. Major General Sir Richard Howard-Vyse (Chairman of British Legion) planting cross in memory of late Queen Mary. Lord Cromwell plants cross in memory of King George VI. CUs of the crosses. Various shots "Field of Remembrance" - crosses are for soldiers killed in both World Wars and Korean War.

    Date on dope sheet is 06/11/1953.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2648.01
    Media URN:
    78808
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 2566 F

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