• Short Summary

    Archbishop of Canterbury and Sir Arthur Stanley (Chairman of Red Cross) inaugurate lorries bound for Abyssinia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Medical aid for Ethiopia. British Red Cross Unit blessed by the Archbishop of Canterbury".

    London.

    M/S of Sir Arthur Stanley, Chairman of the British Red Cross Society, gives speech. Behind him are 16 lorries bought with money raised from an appeal. The lorries will take medical equipment to Ethiopia (Abyssinia). Various shots of Cosmo Gordon Lang (Archbishop of Canterbury) giving speech and blessing a Red Cross flag. We see the lorries driving through the hospital gates.

    Note: Lang wears robes that looks like that of Roman Catholic Cardinal - although commentary definitely states it is the Archbishop of Canterbury. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    843.24
    Media URN:
    12229
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:43:00 / 01:25:07:00
    Canister:
    35/92

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