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Remembrance Day

Series

Series Name
Pictorial News (Official) / War Office Official Topical Budget

Issue

Issue No.
363-1
Date Released
8 Aug 1918
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Quiet on the Piave
  2. 2French Baby Tanks
  3. 3The King’s Visit to US Fleet
  4. 4Remembrance Day
  5. 5Symbol of Australia’s Greatness

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 5
Summary
[1ST SUBTITLE]: "King, Parliament and People meet for prayer at St Margaret’s, Westminster." King George V and Queen Mary arrive at St Margaret’s, Westminster for ceremony marking four years since Britain’s entry into the war. With Archbishop of Canterbury, the Duke of Connaught, Princess Maud and Princess Victoria. Crowds and newsreel cameramen at work. Arrival of Lloyd George, Balfour and members of Lords and Commons. [2ND SUBTITLE]: "Bishop of London at Hyde Park shrine". On the same day Bishop of London leading clergy in dedication of memorial to war dead in Hyde Park. [3RD SUBTITLE]: "WAACs at St Martin-in-the-Fields service". Also on the same day WAACs seen going up steps of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
Keywords
Royalty; Commemorations; Politics and government; Mass media; Aristocracy; Ceremonies; Military; Religion and belief

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive
Email
film@iwm.org.uk
Web
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/film
Phone
020 7416 5291
Fax
020 7416 5379
Address
Lambeth Road
London SE1 6HZ
Notes
The IWM also preserves the original nitrate film copies for the World War II period of British Paramount News, Gaumont British News and Universal News.
Series held
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Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
For BFI National Archive enquiries:
nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
Series held
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