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  • Short Summary

    French Police arrive in London for sports tournament with the British police.

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    Westminster, London.

    Title: "French Police in London. Members of the Paris Teams who are to meet London Police in Boxing & Rugby Matches greeted by Sir William Horwood".

    L/S of the entrance of a large building; a band of Scots pipers stand at the bottom of the doorstep and a row of buglers stand in the foreground, a group of high ranking officers and officials stand in the doorway. M/S of the buglers, they all wear police uniforms.

    M/S of the pipers leading the officers, officials and a troop of French policemen out of the building and down the road. M/S of the pipers marching under an arch, pan to show a crowd, including the French policemen, watching from the pavement.

    M/S of a senior French police officer decorated with medals reading a speech to an British police officer, a troop of French policemen stand in the background. C/U of the British officer - Sir William Horwood. C/U of the French officer. M/S of the French officer laying a wreath on a war memorial, he steps back and salutes.

    After a second of spacing, story resumes (looks like cuts). Various shots of the French officer giving a speech to a crowd of French and British policemen beside the memorial. Various shots of French policemen watching the procession. M/S of French policemen shaking hands with British policemen, they then enter the large building (shot taken between parked cars). Otherwise shots are similar to those in edited part of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:05:00 / 01:22:19:00
    G 1261

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