• Short Summary

    Veterans of the two world wars visit tombs of their comrades in Holland and Belgium.

  • Description

    Nijmegen & Arnhem, Holland (Netherlands).

    SCU. Field Marshal Montgomery (Monty) walking between tombstones at airborne cemetery at Oosterbeek near Arnhem. CU. Tombstone. SCU. Montgomery laying a wreath on the memorial. CU. Verse on memorial "Their Name Liveth For Evermore". SCU. Field Marshal Montgomery looking at tombstone. CU. Tombstone. SCU. Monty standing up in car arriving at Municipal building at Nijmegen. SCU. People cheering. CU. Monty entering building. Pan from spectators on gallery down to assembly. SCU. Monty and Burgomaster of Nijmegen, Mr Hustinx, shaking hands. Montgomery receiving Medal of Honour and document accompanying it.

    Ypres, Belgium.

    GV. Ypres. CU. Elderly people leaving coach, & CU. SCU. People walking. SCU. Back view, people entering building. SCU. Old Contemptibles inside building standing listening to speaker - they are World War One veterans. CU. Old Contemptibles looking at flame and speaking in front of it. CU. Flame. SCU. Group drinking toast.

    (F.G.) (Orig "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    541.02
    Media URN:
    31036
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:17:00 / 01:02:31:00
    Canister:
    55/69

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