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  • Short Summary

    Diana Churchill heads the 'Primrose Day' ceremony, where wreaths of flowers are placed on the grave of Lord Beaconsfield.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Primrose Day - Miss Diana Churchill heads annual pilgrimage in memory of Lord Beaconsfield."

    Hughenden, Buckinghamshire.

    M/S of a line of well-dressed people walking along a path, carrying wreaths of flowers. M/S of an older woman handing her wreath to a man who places it on the ornate grave of Lord Beaconsfield; Diana Churchill then hands over her wreath while a crowd of women and children watch.

    L/S of the large group of people posing on the steps of a building.

    Note: Alternative title for Diana Churchill - Mrs Duncan Sandys.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    724.21
    Media URN:
    34761
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:09:00 / 01:28:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1496

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Primrose Day" takes place annually on 19 April, so we can safely date this film as being from 19 April 1928.

    "Lord Beaconsfield" referred to was the late Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli.

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