• Short Summary

    G.I. brides arrive back in Southampton from America on the liner the Queen Elizabeth.

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    6,000 Mile on holiday. Southampton in Hampshire.

    GV liner the Queen Elizabeth being towed into Southampton. SV Back view people waving as Q.E. pulls alongside. CU Man waving. CU Flowers pan up to woman. CU Bill Higgins (former Everton forward) on board Q.E. CU Mrs. Higgins holding doll. CU Higgins' son. CU Higgins. MV G.I. brides walking along deck. SV Cameramen. SV Brides standing before microphone. One says: 'Well, are you glad to be home?'. Reply: 'You bet'. General chatter, then one asks: 'Where you from?' Reply: 'London, and you?'. Reply: 'Southend- on-Sea the best place in the world.' (Natural sound.) MV Relatives waiting behind grille in Customs shed.

    SV Bride unlocking case. CU Bride holding little boy talking to Customs officer. SV Little girl reading book. SV Little girl in bonnet standing amongst luggage. MV Brides sitting on luggage awaiting Customs exam. CU. Baby. CU Relative nearly in tears looking on. CU Bride pan down to young baby in arms. CU Woman relative in feathered hat pan to big doll. CU. G.I. Bride. CU Bride holding baby being kissed by mother. CU Mother and bride kissing. CU Bride and relatives smiling. CU Woman holding baby. CU Yank soldier kissing children. CU G.I. holding kids being greeted by wife. CU Man hugging bride. CU Back view two women greeting each other. CU G.I. bride kisses sad relative. SV Little boy wearing cowboy outfit.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:59:00 / 01:07:31:00

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