• Short Summary

    Meyrick Clifton-James was Field Marshal Montgomery's official double during war.

  • Description

    Issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT OTHER PEOPLE'S PROBLEMS.

    Worthing, Sussex.

    Various shots of Monty lookalike, Meyrick Clifton-James, in the living room of his home. Meyrick wears army uniform and beret like Field Marshal Montgomery. Various C/Us shots of Meyrick's wartime role as Monty's official double - headlines tell how he fooled Nazis during D-day landings.

    Various shots of Meyrick in civvies walking around Worthing. People in street stare at him. He looks in window of shop and notices copy of Monty's biography for sale. He then goes into a pub, a passing serviceman does a double-take - "hey, I thought Monty was T.T.?"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1239.16
    Media URN:
    33977
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:06:00 / 01:29:18:00
    Canister:
    NP 144

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