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  • Short Summary

    Prince of Wales unveils memorial in the Houses of Parliament, London.

  • Description

    Houses of Parliament, London.

    Full titles read: "FIRST PICTURES EVER TAKEN IN THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT - PATHE GAZETTE presents exclusively unveiling of Parliamentary War Memorial by Prince of Wales - taken with our own electric arc light installation."

    L/S of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) surrounded by various dignitaries standing next to a very large Union Flag (Union Jack). The Prince pulls cord, the flag falls back to reveal the memorial statue. L/S of boys choir singing. L/S's of Prince and dignitaries singing.

    Note: Pathe Master Tape *PM0280* contains very similar footage to this item. Film ID 280.22 "PRINCE OF WALES UNVEILS MEMORIAL".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    290.22
    Media URN:
    23384
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:40:00 / 01:28:24:00
    Canister:
    G 931

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