• Short Summary

    Statue to the first Pearly King is unveiled at St. Pancras Cemetery, London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MEMORIAL TO "PEARLY KING" - Statue to Henry Croft unveiled at St. Pancras Cemetery."

    London.

    Pan across the crowds gathered at St. Pancras Cemetery for the ceremony of unveiling of the statue to Henry Croft - the first pearly King. A group of pearlies is seen at the front. Pan across a group of pearlies listening to a man speaking. Same man - a priest, unveils the statue. Statue and the priest next to it. A girl places flowers at the base of the statue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    785.43
    Media URN:
    9625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:01:00 / 01:54:51:00
    Canister:
    34/45

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "priest unveils the statue" - that's the Reverend Albert D. Belden.

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  2. jamied says

    The unveiling took place on 30 May 1934.

    (Source for both my comments was the Oxford Directory of National Biography).

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