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  • Short Summary

    Field Marshal Viscount Harold Alexander is given the Freedom of London.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    London.

    Interior of the Guildhall. Various shots of the Lord Mayor of London presenting Field Marshal Viscount Harold Alexander with a Sword of Honour. M/S of Alexander addressing audience of dignitaries. He receives the sword in the name of the men and women who helped win the war, he goes on to warn of the "invisible enemies of fear, fatigue, selfishness and pessimism".

    Note: Lord Mayor of London in 1946-1947 was Sir Bracewell Smith. In 1945-46 office was held by Sir Charles Davis.

    Possibly connected with 46/24 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1534.38
    Media URN:
    60097
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:35:00 / 01:45:17:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 082 C

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