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  • Short Summary

    Scenes of pilgrimage to the Menin Gate at Ypres.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The Great Pilgrimage of love. Mothers from every part of Britain tread the path… where once their dear ones trod - to the Menin Gate.. to place their tributes on the gate of a million memories."

    Ypres, Belgium

    Large procession of men and women make their way along a street beside buildings with flags at half mast. C/U of the arch with the names of fallen soldiers inscribed on a wall behind. People file slowly up the steps, and women lay flowers. Further shot of the inscriptions. A man and women tie messages to wreaths, and a woman turns to camera wearing medals.

    Note: This could be the missing sequence for item G1418 - The Menin Gate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.09
    Media URN:
    33214
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:10:00 / 01:16:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1419

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