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    London.

    GV. Viscount Bernard Montgomery walks up to make his speech at celebration of the anniversary of battle of El Alamein at Albert Hall, London - amid cheers. CU. Men clapping. LS. Monty speaking (natural sound), & CU. He is saying: 'To me this reunion looks forward, not back, and we celebrate tonight not past victories but the spirit which made those victories possible. If only that spirit could be carried on into the post-war world what a glorious prospect of peace and understanding and happiness lay before us.' Applause. Crowded stage, pan to audience singing 'Lille Marlene.' CU. Monty waving to audience, pan to crowd applauding. Platform, pan over to audience. LS. GV. Monty speaking (silent). CU. Men listening. CU. Man smoking a pipe. LS. GV. Monty speaking (silent). CU. Man listening. CU. 'El Alamein Anniversary' programme. CU. Man in audience. MS. & GV. Audience sitting on floor. CU. Men applauding. MS. & GV. Artists lined up on stage. LS. Pan over crowd. MS. & GV. Harpist Carl Ames playing 'Pack Up Your Troubles', audience and choir singing - natural sound. MS. GV. Audience standing singing 'There's Always Be An England'. SCU. Audience singing. MS. & GV. Pan, audience applauding.

    (Comb.Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 23/10/1948. Natural sound only.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    74430
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2236.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:58:00 / 01:28:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 2033 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2033 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Audience Audio Battle of El Alamein 1942 (2): El Alamein Royal Albert Hall
  • Stills

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

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