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  • Short Summary

    A donor towards the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre signs his name in a giant book. New York.

  • Description

    No title - paperwork reads - FOR NEW SHAKESPEARE MEMORIAL THEATRE AT STRATFORD ON AVON Mayor Walker and City's executive add names to list of America's donors towards building fund. New York, America, (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S of children standing on some steps and waving the American flag. The camera pans across to people dressed in period costume standing by a giant book. M/S as a man walks down the steps and greets a man dressed as Shakespeare.

    They open the big book and the donor takes a big quill and writes his name while 'Shakespeare' looks on, various shots as he does this. He then replaces the quill in giant pot of ink held by a little boy. 'Shakespeare' shakes hands with him. M/S of three children in period costume posing with the book.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    712.17
    Media URN:
    33623
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:56:00 / 01:25:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1466

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