• Short Summary

    The reunion of the 'Desert Rats' at the 4th anniversary of the battle of El Alamein.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    El Alamein Anniversary Reunion.

    Various shots of the reunion of the 'Desert Rats' at the 4th anniversary of the battle of El Alamein. Panning shot of ex-servicemen of the 8th army listening as Doreen Harris sings 'Lilli Marlene' (Doreen Harris not seen). L/S of the large audience cheering and clapping as Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery comes up to the microphone. Monty (in uniform) gives a speech (natural sound). Cut in shots of the audience. M/S of Winston Churchill speaking podium, he gets heckled a bit by audience. C/U of some of the men greeting old palls.

    Possibly connected with 46/86 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1487.31
    Media URN:
    70656
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:10:00 / 01:31:25:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 091

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