Monty On The Mauritania 1949

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    New York, United States of America (USA). American voiceovered newsreel material.

    MV Elevated pan Field Marshal Viscount Bernard Montgomery walking on deck of liner ship 'Mauritania' with pressmen.

    MV Monty standing at mike.

    CU Monty Speaking. 'Now I'm just on the Mauritania leaving for England. I must say I've had a very pleasant time over here.

    CU Monty standing at mike. Off stage voice: 'Field Marshal, what did you think of the Army Navy game. Monty replies. 'Oh, it was wonderful, terrific, the cat's whiskers. (Laughter) Monty repeats: 'The cat's whiskers'.

    LV Monty standing at mike off stage voice: 'Did you see a drug stores as you told us you were interested in doing?

    CU Monty speaking: 'I went to see a drug store and was interested in the things that are sold in a drug store. As far as I can see everything is sold in a drug store except drugs' (Laughter). He also comments about peanut butter.

    Possibly connected with 49/99 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:03:14:00 / 01:04:05:00
    UNSO Reel 075 D
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    UNSO 075 D
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