• Short Summary

    London members of the British Legion parade in Hyde Park - the Lord Mayor receives their salute.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hyde Park. Over 10,000 London Legionaries on Parade. The Lord Mayor & 24 London Mayors, take the salute in great British Legion Rally."

    Hyde Park, London.

    Chelsea pensioners wearing their traditional outfits march past. A military band are playing in the background.

    Side view of the saluting platform - The Lord Mayor of London, Sir Percy Greenaway, is among those taking the salute.

    Men carrying the banners of their various British Legion branches march past - most of them are wearing medals - veterans of previous conflicts. The band play 'Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag."

    C/U of the Lord Mayor.

    More men march past carrying flags.

    The parade has formed up in front of the saluting base and a general salute is ordered. The men remove their hats and their flags are lowered.

    Back view of the Lord Mayor giving a speech to the gathering. He describes the event as a 'gallant muster of soldiers and ex-soldiers'.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:31:00 / 01:05:05:00

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