• Short Summary

    A statue to Benjamin Disraeli is unveiled in Liverpool.

  • Description

    Merseyside.

    Title: "Primrose Day. Liverpool's tribute to great Statesman".

    L/S of a crowd gathered around a statue of Benjamin Disraeli that has been draped in garlands, in the background is a large building with columns, black with soot. M/S of wreaths and garlands covered the base of the statue, some of the crowd stand at the edges of the frame looking curiously at the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    488.26
    Media URN:
    25698
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1926
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:34:00 / 01:48:06:00
    Canister:
    G 1287

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Primrose Day" takes place annually on 19 April, so we can safely date this film as being from 19 April 1926.

    The "great statesman" referred to is Lord Beaconsfield, better known as the late Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. Much appreciated.

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