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    American troops in London.

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    ENGLAND: London:
    GV Towards American troops marching through a London park.
    BGV American troops through a London park.
    SV Lt. Colonel Barnes saluting men.
    GV American troops lined up ready for inspection.
    LV Colonel Barnes inspecting men.
    SV Colonel Barnes inspecting men.
    CU Lt. Col. Barnes.
    CU Side view: American soldier pan down uniform showing revolver in case.
    CU Col. Barnes continues to inspect men.
    LV Ground shot: Colonel Barnes inspecting men.
    CU Pan Barnes inspecting men.
    SV Colonel Barnes inspects soldier.
    CU American soldier pan down uniform showing rank of 1st Sergeant.
    GV Troops lined up.

    CU Sign on door "THE AMERICAN EAGLE CLUB" pan down to American soldiers arriving.
    CU Sign on door 'American Lounge. RESERVED FOR AMERICANS ONLY' soldier through door.

    LV Men walking through empty canteen.
    LV Men walking to snack bar.
    SV Soldier receiving refreshments, etc at snack bar.
    CU Soldiers receiving refreshments etc. at snack bar.
    LV 3 soldiers sitting round table talking and drinking tea.
    CU Corporal reading book.

    GV Lambeth Walk.
    CU Sign 'LAMBETH WALK S.E. 11' pan down to American soldiers looking into shop window 'Players Navy Cut Cigarettes' over window.
    CU Soldiers looking at post cards in window.

    GV American soldiers walking towards Big Ben.
    GV Soldiers crossing road to Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben.
    GV Group of American soldiers looking around.
    CU Pan front view: group looking at Big Ben.
    LV Big Ben (3 o'clock) pan down to American soldiers pan to GV Houses of Parliament. GV Pan 8 American soldiers walking away from Big Ben, GV Arriving at Abraham Lincoln's statue in Westminster.
    CU Abraham Lincoln's statue.
    SSV Soldiers looking at statue.
    CU Soldiers looking at statue.
    CU Pan of types looking at statue.
    Angle shot: Statue and 2 soldiers in front.
    SV soldiers looking at statue pan up to figure of Lincoln.

    Plaza Theatre Lower Regent St:
    GV Plaza Theatre in Piccadilly with 'LOUISIANA PURCHASE' advertised.
    SV Soldiers looking at British Paramount News poster (Issue 1150)

    Piccadilly Circus Tube:
    CU Sign on Underground subway 'PICCADILLY CIRCUS' etc. pan to Americans walking down subway.
    SCU Buying tickets at machine.
    SV Troops on tube escalator.
    FV Troops on tube escalator.
    LV Tube train into station.
    LV Troops sitting in carriage.
    SV Troops sitting in carriage.
    SV Pan men get up and walk out of train
    Background: American troops in London.

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    Media URN:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
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    DEFENCE: World War II: American troops in London

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