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    Lord Allenby and hundreds of ex-servicemen remember Canada's war dead.

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    Toronto, Canada.

    Title: "LORD ALLENBY IN CANADA. Huge crowds - including hundreds of ex-service men who fought with him - give great reception to 'Palestine's Deliverer".

    M/S of a convoy of cars driving up a crowd lined street. The front car stops in front of some steps, a chauffeur opens the back door allowing Lord Allenby , his wife and her female companion to step out. Several official looking men and army officers step forward to shake the hands of Lord Allenby and his wife.

    Panning M/S of a group of men giving three cheers. M/S of Allenby standing on a platform with several ex-servicemen wearing medals, a man stands in the foreground giving a speech. C/U of one of ex-servicemen pinning a medal to Allenby's lapel, his Lordship shakes the man's hand and starts to give a speech.

    Panning M/S of a Girl Guide and a Boy Scout carrying a large wreath down some steps, they are watched by a crowd of ex-servicemen. M/S of the Guide and Scout presenting the wreath to Allenby. High angled shot of Allenby laying the wreath on a memorial. M/S of Allenby standing amongst a crowd of ex-servicemen, they all remove their hats for a minute's silence in memory of those killed in the First World War.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:15:00 / 01:32:55:00
    G 1284

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