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  • Short Summary

    American servicemen parade through London in horse drawn wagons.

  • Description

    American troops in London during World War One.

    LS flags flying from church tower - appear to be Union Jack and Stars and Stripes. Various shots crowd of American soldiers and sailors watching the American flag being raised up and lowered down a pole, we see them cheer and clowning about for camera.

    Various shots of American servicemen being driven through the streets in large horse drawn carriages, the stars and stripes fly from the carriages. Crowds watch the servicemen pass by, including jubilant schoolgirls in uniform. The carriages drive past the Savoy Hotel on the Strand and down the Mall. Good general shots of traffic and pedestrians in central London, including tradesmen at work.

    More shots of American servicemen in London in ON 379 B.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2446.09
    Media URN:
    76968
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:17:00 / 01:27:33:00
    Canister:
    ON 379 A

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