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  • Short Summary

    Sir W. Joynson-Hicks lays tribute to Lord Beaconsfield on Primrose Day.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Primrose Day. Sir W. Joynson-Hicks, new Postmaster General at annual tribute to Lord Beaconsfield. Hughenden, Buckinghamshire.

    L/S of people with floral tributes walking along a path, cars are parked at the side. Sir Joynson-Hicks hands his wreath over to a man who lays it on Lord Beaconsfield's grave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    302.33
    Media URN:
    23666
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:34:00 / 01:40:58:00
    Canister:
    G 974

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 1923.

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

    MORE FOOTAGE OF THIS EVENT CAN BE SEEN IN CLIP 2430.33.

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