King George V reviews American troops at Buckingham Palace, London.
King George V reviews American troops. Buckingham Palace, London.
World War One. USA troops in London reviewed by British royalty. MS Duke of Connaught & 2 British Army officers; w/ US troop in BG. Next; American soldiers march past. CU backs of the 3 men talking; soldiers march in FG. British soldiers marching. British Army marching band. MS group of officers talking at side. Cut back to troops marching. Troops marching; w/ backs of officers; royal; in FG; to watch procession. Queen Alexandra; King George V; & Queen Mary outside gates of Buckingham Palace; the King looking through binoculars. Next; King & Duke of C.; a few steps behind them the 2 Queens; behind them another lady; all watching US troops go by on left.
Pan left; showing just King; procession. King meets American officer. men walk in parade 1 w/ white beard; they carry some banner; 3 others follow carrying flags. Then another view of royal on left;watching. Then same from other side. Group of 7 officers stand; posing for camera. Then a different location: bagpipe players;troops approach in street; young boys run along at side; vague outlines of Big Ben etc. in distance. After the soldiers? 2 men on bicycles ride up street; a few pedestrians walk past - incl. young girl w/ mother - girl sees camera; stops & stares. Yet another part of London - shots of troops from front & back. CU USA flag flying (backward).