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    FORTY-FIVE MILLION HEROES CAN'T BE BEATEN! - MIX TO - Everybody in the Front Line.?

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    London, England:
    GV. King's car driving along road in East End towards camera.
    LV. Wardens with crowd behind.
    SV. King George VI out of car
    SV. King (wearing military uniform) shaking hands with councillors etc.
    GLV. King inspecting damage, ARP workers lined up.
    SV. King walking along road.
    LV. Troops clearing wreckage.
    Side V. Troops clearing wreckage.
    SV. King inspecting wreckage.
    SV. King pan to wreckage with picture of King Edward & Queen Alexandra on top.
    CU. Picture. King's car driving along road towards camera.
    SV. Crowd.
    GV. King walking along street with local Mayor.
    GV. Wreckage pan to King with Mayor. Signs "Keep Out" & "No Entry" in road.
    SV. King.
    LV. King walking past wrecked car.
    SV. King past car.
    LV & SV. King inspecting ARP personnel.
    LV. King turns back and speaks to women.
    CU. Women.
    CU. King talking to women.

    Home Front; Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Civil Defence; Air Raids and War Damage; Camera Effects
    Background: FORTY-FIVE MILLION HEROES CAN'T BE BEATEN! - MIX TO - Everybody in the Front Line. The savagery of Nazi indiscriminate bombing is shown in these pictures. But are we downhearted - YOU SAID IT! King's tour of stricken districts.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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