• Short Summary

    Roundup of the latest world's news.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FRONT PAGE OCCASIONS".

    INVESTITURE AT PALACE FOR AIRBORNE MEN
    London. Various shots of the officers and men of the 6th Airborne Division after receiving decorations from the King.

    QUEEN AND PRINCESSES VISIT SCHOOL FOR DISABLED CHILDREN AT CHAILEY
    Chailey, East Sussex. Various shots of The Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) with Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret, receiving gifts and curtsies from children of the Heritage Craft school for disabled children at Chailey. The Queen testing the elasticity of suspended basket in which a young child is seated. Close up shot of Princess Elizabeth holding a young baby.

    U.S. TROOPS HOME BY LINERS
    United States of America (USA). Several shots of the liner "Queen Elizabeth" at anchor off Greenock. Liner is packed with troops - men wave to camera. Long shot of liner "Queen Mary" pulling into New York harbour. Long shot of liner "Aquitania" pulling into New York harbour. High angle long shot of large number of troops on deck of "Queen Mary".

    EISENHOWER FETED
    New York & Washington, United States of America (USA). Long shot of General Dwight Eisenhower alighting from plane in Washington. Closer shot of General Eisenhower and wife greeting each other in Washington. Several shots of Ike riding in open car through cheering crowds in Washington. Various shots of Eisenhower in New York, standing in open car receiving typical American welcome - crowds in streets and the inevitable ticker-tape cascade.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1157.17
    Media URN:
    40062
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:52:00 / 01:51:24:00
    Canister:
    45/54

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