• Short Summary

    John Parsons meets Monty, George Strauss and Noel Johnson + King visits Royal Berkshires.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PATHE REPORTER MEETS..."


    Minister of Supply, George Strauss views tractors in Slough, Buckinghamshire (Slough is in Berkshire).
    Close up shot of Mr George Strauss, Minister of Supply smoking pipe. Several shots of tractor pulling log. Close up shot of a winch. Man sawing. Close up shot of the saw. Man on the tractor spraying field - Ford tractor. George Strauss getting into tractor. Minister driving away.


    Viscount Montgomery arrives from Berlin to Northold, Kent.
    Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery arrives at Northold airport from Berlin and is interviewed by Pathe reporter John Parsons. Monty stepping down from plane. Monty shaking hands with officials. Close up shot of Monty with John Parsons. Several shots, some close up shots, of Monty speaking and answering questions (natural sound). He is not saying much - he refers Parsons to ask politicians whatever he wants to know.


    Dick Barton off the air for six months - Kilburn, London.
    John Parsons interviewing Noel Johnson (Dick Barton) at his home in Kilburn. Close up shot of wireless, pan to Noel Johnson, his wife and John Parsons. Interview (natural sound). Johnson's character Dick Barton is off the air for six months. Johnson wants to play other roles and to go on holiday.

    "H.M.S. KING"

    King visits the Royal Berkshires at their Reading depot. The King George VI posing with a group of officers to photographers. Angle shot of king posing with officers. Close up shot of the King singled out of the group. General view of parade ground. King inspecting rank of troops, many with long service stripes. Close up shot of King inspecting troops. Families looking on. Close up shot of the King chatting to old comrades. Close up shot of one of the old soldiers. King chatting to some of the old men, some of whom are seated. King with another old man. An old man points out his medal. Close up shot of the medal. Close up, head shot of the old man.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:04:00 / 01:13:49:00

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