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Other titles:PICTORIAL NEWS (OFFICIAL) 342-1 (Spanish version, fragment) [Alternative Title]
Summary: I. Spanish language version of a newsreel item on the memorial service for John Redmond MP at Westminster Cathedral, London, 8th March 1918.
II. Spanish language version of a newsreel item on King George V visiting the Royal Marines barracks at Deal, early 1918.
III. Spanish language version of a newsreel item on British Red Cross work on the Salonika Front, 1918.
Description: The various dignitaries arrive by car for the ceremony. Prominent are Lloyd George and General Jan Smuts. At the end of the service the people leave.
The King inspects the parade of Marines. There is a marchpast of cadets in their blue uniforms. The King talks with the staff, then goes on to inspect the junior cadets. He stops and talks with the smallest of them, who can scarcely be ten years old.
Lash-up stretchers pulled by donkeys over the rough ground make their way downhill. A mule-drawn ambulance travels over a dirt road.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Lloyd George, David (person)
Smuts, Jan Christiaan (person)
George V, King (person)
Royal Navy, Royal Marines & cadets (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Medical Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: ceremonies, British - event-related: memorial service (John Redmond MP) (object name)
buildings, British - religious: cathedral (object name)
religion, Christianity - ceremonial, British (object name)
delegations, British national - state (object name)
transport, British military - animal ambulance (object name)
medical, British military - movement (object name)
First World War, Salonika Front & 1918 (event)
GB, England & London, SW <Westminster Cathedral> (geography)
GB, England & Deal, Kent <Marine Cadet Barracks> (geography)
Greece & Salonika area, Macedonia (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 248 ft; Running time: 4 mins
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a for production details
Summary: see IWM 201 for the item on Deal
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 699a, IWM 699b and IWM 699d, the can is marked as IWM 699