• Short Summary

    500,000 th soldier is demobbed. Writers present records of poetry to new Soviet Ambassador.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Around Britain".

    York, Yorkshire.

    500,000th soldier to be demobbed at York.

    CU sign reading: "500,000 Good Luck and Best Wishes to you all - From the Staff. No 2 CMD & DU York". MS Private H S Mitchell receives a cup of tea in bed from the Sergeant. CU Mitchell drinking his cup of tea. CU Mitchell is measured for his demobilisation suit. MS Officers waving to Mitchell at the railway station and the train moves out.

    Soviet Embassy in London. J B Priestley presenting a volume of gramophone records to the new Soviet Ambassador, Georgi Zarubin.

    VS of people at the event. CU Priestly. CU Zarubin. CU Ernest Raymond profile head and shoulders chatting to Roy Fuller. CU Stephen Spender (poet), drinking wine. MS Tom Driberg, writer and MP, chatting to Priestley. CU Denis Pritt, writer and lawyer, profile, wearing spectacles. CU Priestley making the presentation to Zarubin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1175.17
    Media URN:
    40532
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:33:00 / 01:37:27:00
    Canister:
    47/16

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