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  • Short Summary

    A war memorial is unveiled at Newport, Wales.

  • Description

    Unveiling Newport war memorial.

    Probably Newport in Gwent, Wales (but there are several around Britain).

    Various shots dignitaries walking down street, including city officials and mayor. MS Naval officer. MS Army officer making speech in front of memorial with other officials stood around.

    MS Naval officer making speech, he steps down and pulls sheet off memorial. MS buglers. MS men stood in silence. Pan across large crowds gathered. LS crowds, pan across them to memorial. MS girl and little boy saluting by floral tributes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2376.11
    Media URN:
    76080
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918 - 1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:18:00 / 01:32:28:00
    Canister:
    ON 277 F

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  1. MerlinAmbrosius says

    This is Newport, Monmouthshire (as was), June 2nd, 1923. The dignitaries include Major General Lord Treowen and Lord Tredegar.

    Amazing film!

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