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  • Description

    Title reads: "FM Lord Alexander Receives City Freedom".

    London.

    Various shots of Field Marshal Viscount Harold Alexander, with Lady Alexander, driving in an horse drawn carriage (a landau lent by King) through crowd lined city streets.

    Interior of the Guildhall. Various shots of the Lord Mayor of London presenting Alexander with a Sword of Honour. M/S of Alexander addressing audience of dignitaries. He receives the sword in the name of the men and women who helped win the war, he goes on to warn of the "invisible enemies of fear, fatigue, selfishness and pessimism".

    Note: Lord Mayor of London in 1946-1947 was Sir Bracewell Smith. In 1945-46 office was held by Sir Charles Davis.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45057
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1376.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:24:00 / 01:54:26:00
    Canister:
    46/24
    Sort Number:
    46/024
  • Stills

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

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