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  • Description

    Messines.

    Title: "KING of the BELGIANS unveils beautiful Memorial on site where so many of the London Scottish ... the first 'Terriers' to engage the enemy ... fell".

    L/S of King Albert walking past a troop of soldiers in kilts, they stand to attention. M/S of the King shaking hands with a row of soldiers all wearing lots of medals. M/S of the King walking onto a raised platform, accompanied by a vicar and army officers. M/S of the King unveiling a War Memorial, two officers pass him a string to pull a drape off the memorial.

    Intertitle: "A touching moment ... the lament".

    M/S of a troop of military bagpipers. M/S of the King laying a large wreath at the base of the memorial. M/S of two Scottish officers laying wreaths, they salute the memorial first. M/S of the King, the officers and the troops standing around the memorial.

    After a few seconds of white spacing, follow the cuts to this story. The out take shots are mostly the same or similar to the original story, although there are some more shots of the King and an officer giving speeches.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24383
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    340.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:19:00 / 01:15:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1083
    Sort Number:
    G 1083
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    LS - WAR GRAVES LS - MASTER ORDER Untitled Workspace Mesen London Scottish Belgian Royals
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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