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    Thousands attend inspiring display showing British struggle for freedom throughout ages.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Freedom Keynote in Victory Pageant

    ENGLAND: London: Royal Albert Hall:
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    GTV pan assembly, including sailors and soldiers, nurses getting into position. (Nat. sd. of choir singing.)
    Pan from LTV choir singing, past Military orchestra and Red Cross nurses getting into position, to Malcolm Sargent conducting. (Nat.sd.choir singing.)
    GTV pan packed assembly, with soldiers, sailors, nurses etc. to choir and orchestra. (Nat.sd. of organ playing.)
    SV twelve Red Cross nurses, seven members of Military orchestra and Laurence Olivier giving oration. (Nat.sd.)
    GTV crowded assembly of soldiers, sailors, nurses etc. applauding. (Nat.sd.)
    GTV ATS drilling.
    ST side view ATS drilling - slow marching. (Nat.sd. of marching and order to change step.) LTV ATS changing from slow march to quick march, WRENS lined up in background. (Nat.sd. of marching and order to quick march.)
    LV ATS salute.
    GTV dense crowd.
    LTV pan Naval officer, with five ratings, carrying South African flag past soldiers and crowd.
    LV pan Chinese civilian carrying Chinese flag past soldiers and crowd.
    GV American flag, carried by Marine with three other Marines past soldiers and crowd.
    SV pan American flag through crowd carried by Marine with three other Marines past soldiers and crowd. (Nat.sd. of applause.)
    GV Russian flag through crowd.
    SV Russian flag carried by Naval officer with five other officers, past soldiers and crowd. LBV various flags on platform, nurses standing behind them.
    Pan down from SV of St. George emblem, sailors, nurses, choir etc. singing God Save the King. (nat. sd.)

    SOUND EFFECTS: Nat.sd. of choir singing, orchestra and organ playing, applause and Laurence Olivier speaking.
    SV Laurence gives orration: "We will go forward, heart, nerve and spirit steeled. We will attack, we will smite our foes, we will conquer. And in all our deeds in this land and in other lands, from this hour on our watchword will be, such as this ,"---in the execution of all our plans, courage in face of all our enemies" and may God bless our cause."

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    Background: Thousands attend inspiring display showing British struggle for freedom throughout ages.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAQ246B2R7SAPXA8FKZO71PAME
    Media URN:
    VLVAAQ246B2R7SAPXA8FKZO71PAME
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:39:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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