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  • Short Summary

    The Queen Mother honours the dead of two world wars in a Remembrance Day Ceremony.

  • Description

    St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London.

    Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother arrives at gate opposite North door of Westminster Abbey and is greeted by Rector of St. Margaret's, Canon Stancliffe. Queen Mother meets officials of British Legion, including Major Sir Brunel Cohen, VC, KBE, in wheelchair (Director of Poppy Factory). Queen Mother plants a personal Remembrance Cross at a point facing the two Crosses from the graves of the Unknown British soldiers of the two Great Wars. (Cross is handed to Queen Mother by Lieutenant Colonel Neville Collins, Chairman of Council of British Legion Poppy Factory) who accompanies the Queen Mother around Field of Remembrance. Shots of Queen Mother looking at the Field. Various cut-in shots of the Field of Remembrance. Various shots of Field of Remembrance, G.Vs public planting Crosses. etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2920.06
    Media URN:
    84290
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:34:00 / 01:22:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 3155 A

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