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  • Short Summary

    Herbert Morrison unveils statue of Field Marshal Jan Smuts. London.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    A statue of Field Marshal Jan Smuts is unveiled by Speaker of House of Commons, Herbert Morrison. Parliament Square, London.

    LS Parliament Square. LS crowd. Various shots of Morrison. MS back shot Lady Clementine Churchill and Lady Eden. Various shots as Speaker unveils statue after making speech. CU statue. LS Square. Various shots officials. CU statue. LS crowd. Various shots statue in Square.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2838.21
    Media URN:
    82684
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:44:00 / 01:43:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 2908 F

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The date of the unveiling was 7 November 1956.

    The shots lists currently says that "Herbert Morrison" is the man performing the unveiling, however it's actually Speaker of the House of Commons William Morrison (W. S. Morrison).

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  2. jamied says

    There's further footage of the unveiling in clip 2838.25.

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