• Short Summary

    Tablet unveiled on side of General Gordon's house, commemorating his life and achievements.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Gravesend".

    Kent.

    Plaque unveiled to General Gordon of Khartoum at his house beside the River Thames. The tablet is unveiled by minister for war minister, Leslie Hore Belisha. The tablet is on side of house, it is covered by a Union Jack flag. It commemorates his life and achievements. Various shots of Mayor of Gravesend, army officers and soldiers and Mr Belisha in gardens of Gordon's house.

    Note: title is misleading - it is not a statue but a tablet that is unveiled.

    NB also written Hore-Belisha.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    941.35
    Media URN:
    14066
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:26:00 / 01:55:59:00
    Canister:
    37/91

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