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  • Short Summary

    Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, attends unveiling of Welsh national war memorial. Cardiff.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Wales Honours her dead and welcomes her Prince at impressive unveiling and dedication of Welsh National War Memorial. Cardiff.

    L/S as various dignitaries climb up onto a platform. Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, wearing Guards uniform and bearskin hat stands up to make a speech. L/S of the memorial with lots of pillars around the outside and a winged statue in the middle. M/S as a clergyman performs the ceremony.

    L/S of the platform. M/S as the Prince walks with another man who is carrying a wreath, the Prince places it on the war memorial. Various shots of other men laying wreaths, one of them looks like David Lloyd George (?) L/S of the Prince talking to Lloyd George while others stand around. M/S as the Prince inspects line of war veterans who are holding wreaths, he shakes hands with a few. L/S of the memorial, the camera pans up it to the statue in the middle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    766.11
    Media URN:
    35411
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:44:00 / 01:34:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1511

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