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  • Short Summary

    Parade and wreath laying in honour of Sir Isaac Newton.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The world's greatest intellect. Eminent scientists, professors, teachers and students pay homage to memory of Sir Isaac Newton at bicentenary celebrations at his birthplace."

    Grantham, Lincolnshire

    M/S of Newton's memorial statue, and passing policeman, followed by a procession of university dons in caps and gowns, filing slowly past camera. Three small boys are in view at the side. M/S at a low angle of the statue. The schoolboys, in uniform, are seen entering through the church doorway. Two older men wearing school caps lay wreath along with churchmen at the foot of the statue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    674.11
    Media URN:
    32826
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:28:00 / 01:18:53:00
    Canister:
    G 1383

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