• Short Summary

    Salute the Soldier week opens in London with parades of servicemen and women.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Salute the Soldier week opens in London.

    L/S pan down Nelson's column and crowds in Trafalgar square. M/S of Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke (Alanbrooke ?) making speech saying the savings campaign will provide support for present and hope for future. Various shots in Hyde Park as massed Canadian military bands march and counter march before large crowds. M/S of parade outside Buckingham Palace of servicemen and women. Various shots of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) as they stand on platform at gates and watch.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1354.12
    Media URN:
    44580
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:43:00 / 01:34:50:00
    Canister:
    44/26

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