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  • Short Summary

    Stephen Walsh, Socialist Minister for War, reviews Army of Occupation on the Rhine.

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    Croydon, London.

    Title: "Mr. STEPHEN WALSH first Socialist Minister for War - leaves by aeroplane to review Army of Occupation on the Rhine".

    M/S of Walsh, standing between a woman and a young man (his wife and son?) on the steps of an aeroplane. M/S of Walsh, still on the steps, shaking hands with several men who step forward. Walsh climbs aboard the plane with the woman and young man. M/S of the plane taxiing along the run way, helped by two men pushing the tail fin.

    M/S of an open topped car carrying Walsh across a field, passing troops of soldiers. L/S of Walsh and two Army officers standing at the edge of a field, a battalion of soldiers march past on horseback. M/S of a crowd of spectators, mainly women and children, watching from behind a cordon. High angled L/S of Scottish troops marching past Walsh and the officers. M/S of horses pulling gun carts past Walsh. M/S of Walsh and the officers chatting to a Scout Master and a troop of Boy Scouts. M/S of Walsh talking with the officers. C/U of Walsh.

    Note: according to old records - Lady Kilmarnock and Lady Godley are 'in cuttings of Stephen Walsh inspecting British Army on the Rhine'.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:31:00 / 01:38:27:00
    G 1090

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