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    Unidentified story showing a ceremony around a memorial in a churchyard, probably connected to a Naval anniversary.

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    Unidentified story shows a ceremony on board a Naval ship and a service around a church memorial.

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    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of a service or ceremony on a Naval ship as lines of sailors stand to attention.

    M/Ss of children placing flowers on a memorial in a churchyard. L/S of a line of altar boys and clergymen walking away from a country church. L/Ss of the clergymen conducting a service around the memorial as a fair-sized crowd of people look on.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:32:00 / 01:31:06:00
    G 1526

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  1. ANTOINE says

    This is evidently footage excised from "Armistice Day 1928" (ID 768.22).

    Here the opening shot of a religious service aboard a battleship logically belongs at 02.55 on reel #768.22, immediately after the title card referencing the Navy.

    At 00:24 children in close-up lay wreaths at a memorial in a churchyard, and at 00:54 the same memorial appears in medium shot in an oudoor ceremony. This sequence properly belongs on #768.22 around 002:40, where the same group is seen in the same churchyard, with the camera panning up to the church clock, which reads 11am — i.e. 11am on 11 November 1928, the 10th anniversay of the 1918 Armistice.

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