Camera Cavalcade 1945

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    CAMERA CAVALCADE

    HORSE GUARDS CEREMONY RETURNS
    Mute negative for the first 35 seconds of the item is missing - track only - Missing part along with the rest of the Horse Guard story can be found on the same tape just after this item - CAMERA CAVALCADE - MISSING PART - 1167.02.
    (Horse Guards Parade, London. Life Guards with trumpeters riding through Horse Guards arch. Crowds peering through the railings at the changing of the guards. Close up shot of standard and standard bearer at the changing of the guards.) - MISSING SEQUENCE
    The new guards formed in line, mounted. The new sentry rides away to relieve the old sentry, ld sentry moving off, new sentry taking over. The old guards move off. Close up shot of Royal Horse Guard and horse on sentry duty.

    FIRST POST-WAR CONSIGNMENT OF ANIMALS FOR LONDON ZOO
    Close up shot of a giraffe's head protruding from shipping case. Leopard walking up and down in cage. Close up shot of elephant's trunk protruding from cage. Several shots of a man carrying a young leopard. Several shots of large cage being hauled from ship's hold - animals are the first post-war arrivals to London Zoo and they are coming from Calcutta. Lion stalking up and down in cage. Close up shot of the lion opening his jaws and yawning.

    BOMB REPAIR WORKERS PROTEST
    Close up shot of a coffin marked 'He tried to live on $3.18.0. per week'. Bomb repair workers marching through London during their strike. Various shots of marchers walking down Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly and Haymarket.

    THE DUKE RETURNS

    The Duke of Windsor leaving Dakota aircraft at Hendon airport. Close up shots of Duke of Windsor (Prince Edward, former King Edward VIII) speaking to friends.
    Queen Mary with Duke of Windsor on steps of Marlborough House. Several close up shots of Queen Mary and Duke of Windsor.

    MEN FROM THE EAST

    Long shot of troopship CORFU pulling into Southampton harbour, Hampshire, bringing former Japanese prisoners home. Crowds waving welcome to repatriated POW's from Far East. Former POW's lining the rails of the CORFU. Close up shot of RAF (Royal Air Force) Corporal Percy Thoms interviewed by war correspondent (natural sound). Several shots shot of reporters and RAF officers surrounding Thoms. Soldiers with kit bags disembarking from the CORFU. British Red Cross girls presenting cigarettes to POW's. Various shots (some close up shots) of the men being interviewed by war correspondent, (natural sound).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40311
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1167.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:07:16:00
    Canister:
    45/82
    Sort Number:
    45/082
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