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  • Short Summary

    President Dr. Marcelo de Alvear visits Westminster Abbey and lays wreath on grave of unknown Warrior.

  • Description

    Westminster Abbey, London.

    Full titles read: "OUR ARGENTINE GUEST - President Dr. Marcelo de Alvear visits Westminster Abbey to lay wreath on Unknown Warriors Grave."

    L/S of President Doctor Marcelo de Alvear is seen climbing out of car wearing top hat. He is with various other dignitaries. L/S of Dr Marcelo shaking the hands of dignitary, crowds watch the proceeding in the background. M/S of Dr Marcelo and others standing next to the tomb of the unknown Warrior with large wreath.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    276.07
    Media URN:
    23111
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:16:00 / 01:09:04:00
    Canister:
    G 896

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Dr Marcelo shaking the hands of dignitary" - that's Herbert Ryle, the then Dean of Westminster.

    This footage is duplicated in clip 1934.14.

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