• Short Summary

    Marjorie Anderson answers some requests from servicemen overseas as she tours London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Thank you for your letters - Marjorie Anderson.


    M/S of Marjorie Anderson speaking into a B.B.C. (British Broadcasting Company / Corporation) microphone. M/S of soldiers listening overseas. She thanks them for their letters asking for news of home, then goes on a tour of various "corners of London" for them. M/S as she watches the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. She goes for a ride in a Growler (old horse cab) to St. James's Park. She gets out and says goodbye to Tom the driver. She walks in the park and finds a special tree with the initials of a sailor and his sweetheart engraved in it. Various shots of Marjorie looking at people feeding the pigeons in Trafalgar Square. She buys a posy of primroses from a flower seller. Camera pans across soldiers sat relaxing on the grass. Various shots of blitz damage where trees and flowers have grown up in the wasteland. M/S of Marjorie looking over the Embankment, she throws a pebble into the Thames for a captain who says it will "bring me back someday to England". C/U of Marjorie looking out over the river.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:48:00 / 01:26:17:00
    NP 39

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