• Short Summary

    VC's from all over the world parade in London in Victoria Cross Centenary parade.

  • Description


    About 300 Victoria Cross holders are gathered in central London for the VC centenary parade. SV. Mixed group of VC's (Victoria Cross) chatting at Wellington Barracks. SV. VC's signing in at desk. SV. Two Australians - Mr B.V. Moon putting the medals on judge P. V. Storkey. SV. Colonel Carne chats to the Reverend N. Mellish. SV. Pakistan contingent Subedar Khuda Dad Kan and Sepoy Ali Haidar with Mr E. Chapman. SV. Sir Adrian Carton De Wart chatting to the Earl of Dunmore. TV. Royal carriage with Queen and Duke of Edinburgh coming onto the parade ground. LV. The parade drawn up. SV. Duke of Gloucester and the Queen Mother with Princess Margaret on the dais. GV. Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh leaving the carriage. SV. Admirals and Generals watching with Lord Mountbatten prominent. TV. Commanding the VC's Lieutenant-General Lord Freyberg who won his Victoria Cross in France in 1916. He is walking across the ground to meet the Queen who comes into the picture with Prince Philip. GV. Massed crowd. SV. Queen talking to V.C's in the line up. CV. Woman's face, camera tilts down to a row of medals which includes the VC. CV. Little boy wearing his grandfather's medals which includes the VC. SV. The Queen talking to VC's in wheelchairs. GV. The Duke of Edinburgh chats with VC's in wheelchairs. SV. Sir Winston Churchill watching from a stand. TV. The march past begins. SV. Looking down on the marchers. SV. Women watching - some wearing medals. LV. Top shot, parade passing the dais with wheelchairs passing nearest to the camera. SV. VC's marching past Royal party. SV. The Royal party. GV. VC's in wheelchairs being wheeled past the dais.

    (Neg & Lav.) (Orig "M") (Title Scene "O")

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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:
    01:41:54:00 / 01:43:25:00

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