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    Prince of Wales unveils statue of Lord Kitchener.

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    Title: "In Memory of 'K of K'. Prince of Wales unveils National Memorial to Lord Kitchener".

    Panning shot of a crowd gathered in a St. James' Park, in front of the crowd stand battalion of soldiers, some in busbies. Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, walks through the battalion inspecting the soldiers, he is accompanied by several senior officers. M/S of the Prince and an officer chatting to a man in a tail coat in front of the battalion. C/U of the Prince and the man, Edward reads from a sheet of paper.

    Panning shot follows the Prince and the man as they walk towards a memorial draped in a Union Jack. The man passes the Prince a cord, the Prince pulls it revealing a large statue of Lord Kitchener. M/S of two rows of soldiers in busbies, between the soldiers is a long line of wreaths. M/S of the statue with the wreaths laid at the base of it, a man lays another. M/S of the statue.

    Note: the statue is located in Horse Guards' Parade.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:56:03:00 / 01:57:58:00
    G 1301

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  1. Unknown user says

    The unveiling took place on 9 June 1926.

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