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  • Short Summary

    Sulgrave Manor, Washington's ancestral home is made memorial to Anglo-American friendship.

  • Description

    Sulgrave Manor, Oxfordshire, the ancestral home of first American president George Washington, is inaugurated as permanent memorial to Anglo-American Friendship.

    Priests lead a procession of dignitaries coming out of church. Ceremony with crowd watching speeches, flags of Great Britain and USA displayed on platform

    Spacing.

    Title reads: "Ancestral Home of the Washington's inaugurated as permanent memorial to Anglo-American Friendship".

    MS line of people coming through small gatehouse. Panning shot crowd, man on platform in background stands and gives speech. VS other men making speeches from platform, on which are American and English flags & a bus of the president. Crowd walks through village, bunting and flags everywhere. Audience in front of platform stands to cheer. More shots of ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2460.12
    Media URN:
    77141
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:38:00 / 01:29:25:00
    Canister:
    ON 399 H

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