• Short Summary

    Soldiers, sailors and nurses from New Zealand come to Britain to fight in the war.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE LION'S CUBS COME HOME!"

    London.

    Various shots of soldiers from New Zealand ('Sons of the Empire') that have come over to Britain to fight in the Second World War arriving at their 'home from home' in the Strand. Soldiers, sailors and nurses are given New Zealand apples, tickets for a sightseeing tour of London, and drinks and buns. They can read Kiwi newspapers and write letters home. Soldiers buy postcards and look at the Houses of Parliament, walk past the Tower of London and feed pigeons in Trafalgar Square.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1206.01
    Media URN:
    15708
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:39:00 / 01:02:17:00
    Canister:
    PT 541

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