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Memorial Service to Ernest Bevin


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
26 Apr 1951
Date submitted
24 Apr 1951
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Aneurin Bevan’s Resignation
  2. 2Memorial Service to Ernest Bevin
  3. 3Royal Visit to British Cemetery
  4. 4Macarthur Tells Congress
  5. 5Cambridge Win Again
  6. 6Victorious Pegasus
  7. 7FA Cup Final Trailer
  8. *Scottish Cup Final

* Story has local or special distribution


Story No. within this Issue
2 / 7
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Memorial Service to Ernest Bevin. DESCRIPTION: The memorial service to Ernest Bevin in Westminster Abbey was attended by men of all parties and people in every walk of life. The Premier, who’d just come from hospital, was there with Mrs Attlee. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. LS Abbey with Parliament Square in foreground. SCU towers & tilt down to entrance. Trade union workers enter Abbey. Arrival Mr Eden. Arrivals in following order: Lord Fraser, Field Marshal Slim. Chuter Ede, Mr Gaitskell, then Gaitskell with Lord Jowitt. Mr Strachey, Aneurin Bevan, Mr Morrison, Mr & Mrs Attlee walk from car, shot walking towards door of Abbey. Royal representatives leave Abbey. Cut-in GV Abbey. Mrs Bevin, daughter & son-in-law, Mr Sydney Wynne. Mr & Mrs Attlee followed closely by Mr Churchill. Elevated GV of crowds outside & cars picking up their passengers. Majority of them in morning dress.
Commemorations; Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Ceremonies; Local government; Military
Westminster Abbey
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Lionel James Gamlin
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