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  • Short Summary

    Lord John French unveils a war memorial in Maidstone, Kent.

  • Description

    Title reads: "LORD FRENCH UNVEILS WAR MEMORIAL. After the ceremony he places a laurel wreath on the Cross".

    Maidstone, Kent.

    Shot crowd of people walking toward camera - well dressed, mostly women, other people stand at sides & back. CU Lord French talking with woman on balcony, large crowd below - looks like stadium or track. MS large building - looks like cathedral or large church, probably not in Maidstone?

    American cataloguer's note: British Army Field Marshal John French, 1st Viscount French & 1st Earl Ypres, he was commander in chief of the British Expeditionary Forces (BEF) in the early part of the war.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2352.07
    Media URN:
    75797
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:32:00 / 01:15:27:00
    Canister:
    ON 234 G

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