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  • Short Summary

    Nurse Edith Cavell's coffin arrives in Dover + funeral at Westminster Abbey.

  • Description

    Title reads: "HOMECOMING OF A HEROINE. Impressive scenes at the arrival of Nurse Cavell's remains".

    London.

    High angled shots area in front of abbey, soldiers stand in row along pavement, horse-drawn hearse waits on road. Shot of pallbearers carrying coffin between lines of soldiers and through arched entrance of abbey.

    Intertitle reads: "A solemn service at the Abbey and reverent and silent crowds was London's tribute to Edith Cavell - Nurse and Martyr".

    High angled shot women in military uniforms marching along sea front road - probably in Dover, Kent. MS soldiers marching with guns pointed downwards. Nice shot row of nurses & military women saluting.

    MS various people - military & civilian- - outside hospital named for Cavell ("Hopital-Ecole Edith Cavell" - in Belgium) Still photograph head shot of Cavell.

    American cataloguer's note: British nurse Edith Cavell was killed by the Germans in Belgium during World War One.

    Note: titles do not correspond with shots - appears to have be reedited.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2354.16
    Media URN:
    75847
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:12:00 / 01:14:31:00
    Canister:
    ON 237 R

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