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    President Wilson visits England. London.

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    President Wilson visits England - part 1. London.

    State visit of US President Woodrow Wilson to England. Opens with Wilson and British Prime Minister David Lloyd George in carriage . Wilson; Lord Mayor of London; powdered wig; etc. entering another carriage. US Wilson on bridge of ship; he waves; tips his top hat; Then shot from same level of Wilson and group of people standing on ship talking. Another view same. Wilson getting out of carriage Ship workers waving & cheering. DS submarine in dock; pan right; line of men stand on it. Then tracking shot moving to left; past lots of workers on docks cheering and waving. LS ship next to quay; with crowds on both ship and quay; cheering.

    More US Wilson looking over wall; with 2 others; one of them waves his hat (but very dark). CU carriage. Wilson gets in; also other man. Then a wild shot -- looks like smiling CU of Wilson moves right; turning; then ECU bouquet of flowers flies through air like magic. Then very very dark shots people in carriage; then crowd a carriage procession through crowd. Then dark shot of Wilson with King George V in a coach Cool fast tracking shot from vehicle driving down street; past guards; then past large crowd crammed behind barricade -- faces in FG whizz past in a blur; but one can see farther back.

    Dark shots of procession through street Shot of group of elderly men; American Civil War veterans; carrying banner and flags. Then GV looking across Trafalgar Square; pan right past lions and monument; on down street. Cool old lamp; sort of ramshackle house in FG; etc.(Blank frames) Looking over heads of soldiers at 3 arches; carriage drives through middle; toward cam. & turns past. Pan looking over crowd.

    Guards on horseback ride toward cam; through those arches. More riders & horses. Pan across Square; crowds all pushed back out of way. Scottish guards standing at intervals form line across Square; USA flags on poles in Square. Then shot of crowd breaking up; walking in all directions. More crowded shot of people swarming in street. Bobbies ride toward camera; line of guards with rifles on rt. After police; a procession of several coaches approach. Then it gets almost totally dark; which is too bad; since there are shots of coach with King George V and Wilson; Then the 2 of them walking together; reviewing troops.

    Cataloguer's note: more footage (cuts etc..) can be found on ON 114 A-2 on the same PM tape number.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:05:00 / 01:41:44:00
    ON 114 A-1

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  1. Unknown user says

    Woodrow Wilson sold the USA down the Swanney to the international banking elites with the Federal Reserve Act. He sold the US back into debt slavery. Google Bill Still and The Secret of Oz, or The Money Masters. Google The Creature From Jekyll Island.

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