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  • Short Summary

    "Salute the Soldier" parade of American servicemen through Trafalgar Square.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Trafalgar Square, London.

    Various shots parade of American soldiers, tanks and army vehicles passing through Trafalgar Square, large crowds watch. Some soldiers wave American flags. Several "Salute the Soldier" banners and posters hang from buildings and on Nelson's Column. Good shots of soldiers (British) watching parade, one films it on cine camera. Parade passes under Admiralty Arch. Amongst GIs are unit of Military Police (MPs), some units of GIs have large number of black soldiers in. Some good shots of British servicewomen watching parade (could be FANYS - First Aid Nursing Yeomanry Service). C/U of cameraman filming parade, he is wearing a US army cap, he winks at camera.

    Note: title misleading - Piccadilly Circus is not shown.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1923.01
    Media URN:
    61391
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 783 A

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