• Short Summary

    War veterans from the early days of WWI are inspected by Viscount Allenby.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. 'The Old Contemptibles.' 1,600 of the gallant little army that saved the Empire in 1914 - and 17 years after it is well that we should remember - parade once again to be reviewed by F/M. Viscount Allenby."

    London.

    War veterans line up for inspection by Field Marshal Viscount Allenby. A crowd are watching the inspection from the side of the parade ground. Allenby walks amongst the old soldiers.

    Veterans parade. Many of them are wearing medals, some carry Union Jack Flags and flags of the Old Contemptibles Organisation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    861.30
    Media URN:
    13330
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:45:00 / 01:49:07:00
    Canister:
    31/63

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