Soldiers and civilians (volunteers?) are inspected by military and civilian officials at rally.
Where British and French Armies Join.
Location of events unknown.
DS masses of people; gathered in a small valley (side of hill) round a platform with stripes round sides - (like French flag?); people on it. CU group of British officers; 1 civilian (talking on field telephone?) CU man with a spool with wire on it; wearing this on his back. He is pulling some of it down. More shots of people standing or walking around.
Pan looking over crowd - some British & French flags raised above crowd; moving along. CU bunch of people - some military; some civilian; with cameras held up; etc. - journalists? Pan over crowd again; people waving hats etc.; in cheer. Troops inspected by officers and civilian officials.
Officer takes salute as troops march past - most are in uniform, but some are in civvies (volunteer troops?).
World War One.