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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King lays wreath at Dieppe war memorial.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Prime Minister of Canada William Mackenzie King pays tribute to Canadian soldiers who fell in the Dieppe raid in 1942 by visiting Canadian war cemetery.

    Various shots Mackenzie King arriving at Dieppe beach by car and being greeted by officials. Various shots Mackenzie King inspecting Canadian troops. M/S Mackenzie King walking past crowds and meeting ex-servicemen. Various shots procession of clergy and town officials along beach. Mackenzie King is seen meeting very old Cardinal. M/S outdoor altar beneath Canadian and French flags. Various shots as Mackenzie King lays wreath on memorial. Various shots Mackenzie King cementing a foundation stone. L/S war cemetery. Various C/Us some of the graves, belonging to unidentified soldiers. L/S King speaking to soldiers.

    Item is cuts from Gazette issue 46/67.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2335.17
    Media URN:
    66147
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:58:00 / 01:52:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 1551 B

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