• Short Summary

    Field Marshal Montgomery addresses ex-servicemen at El Alamein reunion.

  • Description

    Unissued material / unused material.

    Reunion of Ex-service personnel who took part in Battle of El Alamein, North Africa at the Albert Hall, London.

    L/S unidentified American man making speech. Various shots commander-in-chief of Western Union Land Forces Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) giving speech - he says what a good think reunions are, he passes message on to crowds from General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) and the audience cheer. Next to Monty are a variety of stage artistes who have been entertaining the ex-servicemen. L/S men and women ballroom dancing.

    Note: according to dope sheet this was the first reunion that wives and guests were permitted to attend.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2268.22
    Media URN:
    65217
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:08:00 / 01:59:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 2090 B

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