• Short Summary

    Opening of the tomb of Sir Thomas Walsingham in a search for Shakespearean manuscripts.

  • Description

    St Nicholas' Church, Chislehurst.

    WS. Churchyard (title super over). GV. Policeman talking to reporter. SV. Workman carrying spade and sack walking towards church. SV. Rear view of the workman with crowds waiting outside the church. SV. Towards, three officials, architects and solicitor walking towards church. SV. Towards, pan to back view of Marsham Townsend, owner of the chapel where Sir Thomas Walsingham is buried. Marsham Townsend entering church. SV. Four policemen standing in the grounds. LV. Crowds gathered around church doorway. SV. Church doorway and officials coming out. Mr Marsham Townsend comes out towards camera. SV. Mr Calvin Hoffman and Mrs Hoffman walking away from church with members of press following. GV. Interior of the church. SV. Structure which surrounds the tomb. SV. The tomb after being sealed up. Front view of tomb after being sealed up. CU. The inscription over the tomb "DOM erected to the memory of Sir Edmund Walsingham", etc. SCU. Exterior, man locking the door of the church. GV. St Nicholas church.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:48:00 / 01:47:00:00

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