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    American troops inspection and on march.


    US troops marching down street in London; towards camera. Then a shot over heads of spectators on street; one sees only barrels of rifles passing by and above; people watching from balcony. MS King George V and Queen Mary watching troops as they march past statues; pan to troops marching past more soldiers and other spectators. British officers walk past American troops. CU King talking to Prime Minister David Lloyd George; by gates of palace; the Queen and army officers also there.

    MS Buckingham Palace in background. King and Queen Alexandra (?) shake hands with some other officers. MS US troops marching; towards camera, Parliament in background. Brief shot of Pathe advertisement; with colonialism inherent sun never sets etc. - a shot of a Union Jack flag flying over a drawing of the top of a globe with 'Pathe's Animated Gazette' on the globe. Then MS of the troops marching with huge crowds on sides of street. Good MS from high above of crowd mingling on street; entire screen is filled with heads & hats.

    (Longer version of this is on ON 227 I; quality is good).

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:08:00 / 01:42:00:00
    ON 059 A
    Sort Number:
    ON 059 A
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    War & Revolution Religion & Politics Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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