• Short Summary

    Monty returns from Germany, collects son David and holidays with Major Reynolds and wife.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Monty comes home".

    Germany and unknown location in UK.

    Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) leaving his H.Q. at Bad Oyenhausen, Germany in car drawn by soldiers. British servicemen and servicewomen follow the car and wave.

    Various shots of Monty with son, David Montgomery, carrying luggage from Monty's car. Amongst the luggage is Herby the canary, "veteran of many campaigns". Having picked David up from Amesbury School, Wiltshire, Monty is spending a short holiday with old friends, Major and Mrs Reynolds. Various shots of Monty in the garden with the Reynolds and their two small dogs.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1380.27
    Media URN:
    45173
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:27:00 / 01:49:23:00
    Canister:
    46/36

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