Royal family watch American soldiers march past Buckingham Palace.
March Past - American soldiers watched by Royal Family at Buckingham Palace. 1917?
CU on right - King George V & his mother Queen Alexandra standing at Buckingham Palace gates. King is saluting. Pan past Duke of Connaught saluting by gate. MS royals together, including Queen Mary this time; talking to each other near the gates as parade begins. King & Duke on right watching US troops march. Then same but US officer w/ King & Duke.
CU Americans march past in FG - seen as blur; line of British soldiers in BG; military & civilian spectators behind them. Crowd in front of Victoria Monument / Memorial (outside the Palace); large American flag is held by someone at the back of the crowd.
Front diagonal shot troops marching. Male royals & some officers walk past the guards standing in front of spectators. CU detail of monument. More inspection. CUs royals talking among themselves.
See also ON 242 A; for more footage from this event.
World War One; royalty.