• Short Summary

    Hundreds of US sailors, whose ships are serving with Home Fleet, enjoy their first leave for twelve months in London.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: HEY THERE, MISTER, THE FLEET'S IN

    ENGLAND: London:
    EXT
    American sailors out of Washington Club "AMERICAN RED CROSS - WASHINGTON CLUB" over doorway
    Two taxi drivers explaining tour to sailors
    Sailors getting into taxis
    Close up sailors getting into taxi
    Taxis drive away with sailors in back
    Wide shot sailors on top of building overlooking London
    HIGH ANGLE sailors on roof and traffic below in street
    Close up five sailors and AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) man
    Back view sailors on roof, St. Paul's Cathedral in background
    Sailors on roof PAN to wide shot St. Paul's Cathedral and London view
    Sailors talking to British policeman
    Close up policeman with sailors, pointing
    Wise shot sailors walking over debris at St. Paul's Cathedral
    Close ups of sailors

    Trafalgar Square:
    Sailors walking into Trafalgar Square
    Close up sailor in foreground taking photograph of sailors with AFS girls
    Close up two sailors with two AFS girls
    Close up sailor taking picture PAN to sailors posing with WAAFs (Women's Auxiliary Air Force)
    Sailors posing with WAAFs

    Buckingham Palace:
    Back view sailors approaching Buckingham Palace
    Side view sailors walking past Palace
    Wide shot sailors looking at statue of Abraham Lincoln
    Close up PAN down statue of Abraham Lincoln
    Close up side view sailors looking at statue

    Westminster:
    Sailors walking towards Houses of Parliament PAN to Big Ben clock at 11.30

    GOOD SCENES:
    Wide shot sailors walking towards Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    Back view two sailors PAN up to Big Ben at 11.30

    CENSORED SCENES:

    London:
    Various wide shots sailors on roof overlooking Thames and London, Tower Brige in background
    HIGH ANGLE sailors and ARP warden pointing out bomb damage PAN to buildings, some damaged, St. Paul's Cathedral in background
    Background: Hundreds of US sailors, whose ships are serving with Home Fleet, enjoy their first leave for twelve months in London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAR4DFZ87MZZCG4TJCNTWOR411
    Media URN:
    VLVAAR4DFZ87MZZCG4TJCNTWOR411
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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