• Short Summary

    Parade of men from the HMS Amethyst to be greeted by Prime Minister and Lord Mayor.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London Hails Yangtse Men".


    LV HMS Amethyst crew lined up on Horse Guards Parade. SV RAF doctor and naval officer. SV Lieutenant Commander Peter Kerens standing in front of parade pan to Prime Minister Mr Clement Attlee and Lord Hall, who walk forward to Kerens. Then they proceed to inspect ranks. SV WRNS (Womens Royal Naval Service) officers looking on. SV Hall and Attlee talking to sailor. CU Sailors in ranks.

    LV Elevated towards crew led by naval band and marine band marching down Fleet St. SV Elevated marine band. CU Woman with little girl waving in crowd. LV Elevated towards parade headed by Kerens and officers marching down Fleet St. SV Elevated crew marching. LV Elevated back view of crew marching up Ludgate Hill. LV Elevated massed crowds walking behind procession. SV Crowd.

    MV Towards and pan men approaching Guildhall. LV Elevated men marching into courtyard of Guildhall. SV The Lord Mayor, Sir Frederick Rowland, talking to naval officer. CU Two of the crew. LV Elevated Lord Mayor, escorted by Kerens, inspecting crew. CU Sailor.

    SV Guildhall pan down to sailors entering. CU Two sailors from HMS London. MV Wounded sailors from HMS Amethyst entering Guildhall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:40:00 / 01:15:22:00

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