• Short Summary

    Shrine to war heroes unveiled at St. Mary's church in Whitechapel.

  • Description

    World War One. Dedication of shrine for war heroes at St. Mary's church in Whitechapel, London.

    Flash frame of title. MS group of altar boys walking past line of other little boys who stand up against brick wall of building, shrine is on window ledge. Clergyman enters.

    Same scene: vicar and woman stand on platform, boys and crowd face him. Vicar gives speech and then opens up shrine with help from woman. Woman wears black armband - probably war widow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2334.62
    Media URN:
    75026
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:31:00 / 01:52:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 205 I

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The same footage is seen in clip 1864.15, which gives the year as 1917, enabling you to change the current date range.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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