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  • Short Summary

    Prince Henry opens a Memorial Hospital in Wrexham.

  • Description

    Wrexham, Clwyd, Cheshire.

    Title: "Prince Henry opens Memorial Hospital".

    L/S, looking over the heads of a crowd, of a platform in front of a hospital entrance. Several men stand on the platform, including Prince Henry, the Duke of Gloucester. A man in a dog collar gives a speech. Prince Henry, standing to the speaker's right, steps down from the platform and goes to enter the hospital. The other dignitaries on the platform follow.

    Note: according to original issue sheet this story was shown in `Liverpool and Manchester only'. A Pathe website user has informed us that this event took place on 9th June 1926. The full name for the hospital was the Wrexham and East Denbighshire Memorial Hospital.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:22:00 / 01:23:59:00
    G 1302

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Several men stand on the platform, including Prince Henry, the Duke of Gloucester." - also there are Daniel Davies (the Bishop of Bangor) and Lord Kenyon (Lord Lieutenant of Denbighshire).

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