Various shots of a formal dinner at the Dorchester Hotel, London, hosted by General Guisan, with alpine horn players.
MS Exterior view of the Dorchester Hotel showing busy street with taxis passing in foreground. MS Another exterior shot of hotel with an equine statue in foreground. M.S and CU. General Guisan receiving guests. (5 shots). CU. Portrait of General Guisan on a menu, the menu is opened. M.S Front view of alpine horns, panning to the players in traditional costume. (2 shots). CU. One of the horn players. (2 shots). LS General pan view of the dinner. M.S. The head table where chief guests are seated. M.S. Another table. M.S. Guests applauding.
Cataloguer's Note: It is unclear what this formal dinner is celebrating. If anyone has any additional information, please contact British Pathe and we will incorporate it in our records. "Date received" on original record reads: 2/6/48.