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  • Short Summary

    American servicemen and British dignitaries watch baseball match.

  • Description

    This item appears to continue from ON 379 A.

    London.

    Various shots horse drawn coaches packed full of American servicemen driving around London during World War One. CU 3 American Naval officers. More shots coaches driving around London. Good shots of servicemen posing on the coaches - they seem in high spirits.

    Various shots dignitaries arriving by car and carriage at sports stadium, people wait on pavement, there's lots of hustle and bustle. Amongst the dignitaries arriving are Winston Churchill, Clementine Churchill and Queen Mary.

    VS King George V meeting American officers and baseball players on pitch at large stadium. Crowds surround them, including press photographers and newsreel cameramen. A man dressed as "Uncle Sam" walks onto pitch. Various shots of baseball game - teams probably consist of American servicemen.

    Note: nitrate negative shows signs of deterioration towards end of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2446.10
    Media URN:
    76969
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:40:00 / 01:36:46:00
    Canister:
    ON 379 B

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