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  • Short Summary

    Ex-servicemen are present at unveiling of memorial cross in Longford, Ireland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Longford memorial unveiled. Southern ex-servicemen pay tribute to their fallen comrades. Ireland.

    L/S as men carry a banner with a big cross on it, other veterans walk slowly behind. L/S of the parade, crowds stand at the side. M/S of the memorial covered by a Union Jack, it is pulled off to reveal a Celtic cross. L/S of the crowds, the camera pans across them. M/S of veterans lined up, M/S of a man making a speech from the platform and another one leaning on the side speaking to the crowds. M/S of men holding a banner saying 'Longford remembers its dead'. M/S as a man lays a wreath on the memorial and a little girl comes up with some flowers and puts them down. M/S of the girl and a boy holding up a big wreath for the camera.

    Intertitle - 'Two V.C.'s were present at the unveiling.' M/S of the two men with their medals on their chests talking and laughing. M/S of the memorial cross covered with wreaths, more are placed at the bottom.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:06:00 / 01:29:06:00
    G 1222

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