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  • Short Summary

    War Memorial village for disabled servicemen and their families is opened in Derby.

  • Description

    Allenton, Derby.

    The Midland's only War Memorial Village for the disabled is opened by the Mayor of Derby, and donors to the cause meet the new tenants,

    GV. Pan, War Memorial Village (first 7 ft for super title) CU. Road name "Edinburgh Crescent" SV. Mr. Williams (Mosquito crash, a crippled leg, 1939-45.) fixing garage doors. SV. Mr. Bellamy of the Grenadier Guards (Rome) both legs gone and Mr. Kent (France 1914-18, spinal) walking along front of home. CU. Mr. Bellamy smiling. CU. Mr. Kent. SV. Mr. Ridgard (1914-18) crippled) about to close garage doors with aid of stick. SV. Mr. Meller (Malta Gunners) being helped out of invalid chair. G.T.V. Memorial Village with the Mayor of Derby Councillor Greyson making opening speech in front of homes SV. People listening, pan to Mayor speaking. SCU. Mayor making opening address. CU. Mr. Meller smiling. S.V. Lord Hives (of Rolls Royce) opening the front door of Mr. Williams's home. Mr. Williams walks in followed by Mrs. Williams. SV. Interior. Mr. and Mrs. Williams and kiddie in high chair. CU. Mr. Williams playing with kiddie in high chair. Angle shot. Mr. and Mrs. Scott (paralysed Anzio 1944) CU. Mr. Scott smiling showing crutches. BV. Mr. and Mrs. Scott walking in home - Mr. Scott walking with great difficulty with the aid of crutches. & LV.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "I")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    8.44
    Media URN:
    26850
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1952
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:29:00 / 01:46:32:00
    Canister:
    52/40

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