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  • Short Summary

    Dignitaries gather for Vancouver Day at St Peter's church. Petersham, Richmond. Surrey.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    150th anniversary of the death of Captain George Vancouver is commemorated at St Peter's church, Petersham, Richmond. Surrey.

    Various shots St. Peter's church. CU tombstone of Captain George Vancouver. Various shots of the grave. MS pan to a Canadian flag flying from flagpole, pan down staff. MS clergy walking towards grave. CU head of procession through graveyard. CU Lord Mayor of London (Sir Frederick Wells) and Mayor of Richmond (Alderman E Wilson) LS back view of procession moving through graveyard.

    MS dignitaries at graveside. Various shots people at graveside including the Mayor of Kings Lynn and Mayor of Richmond. MS flagpole. CU Mayor of Richmond laying wreath. CU Mayor of Kings Lynn laying wreath. Various shots Lord Mayor of London planting Arbutus tree. CU Honourable Leslie H. Eyres, Minister of Trade and Industry of British Columbia, speaking. MS Lord Mayor of London speaking. CU crowds. MS dignitaries at end of ceremony filing past. CU Lord Mayor of London.

    MS people filing past graveside. CU's flowers on grave and people walking past. CU top of newly planted Arbutus tree, pan to young girl looking at flowers on grave. MS church tower with tree in foreground. Unsteady shots of the main road in Richmond.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:59:00 / 02:00:11:00
    UN 1939 C

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