• Short Summary

    U.S. servicemen get a taste of home at the American Eagle Club in London.

  • Description

    American Eagle Club.


    C/U American Stars and Stripes flag, the camera pans down to The American Eagle Club for U.S and other allied servicemen in London. M/S servicemen entering the club. C/U board telling them what's on. M/S as they sign in and go into the information centre to find out what is going on in the city. M/S of men taking a shower and getting dressed afterwards. A tailor sews on buttons and mends uniforms for them. M/S price list for repairs and ironing services.

    M/S of ladies cooking in the kitchen. Various shots as the food is handed out, various shots as the men eat. M/S of the men drinking American coffee. M/S of Mrs Clementine Churchill signing the visitors book and chatting to the servicemen. M/S Games room where the men play darts and draughts. M/S of the reading and writing room where they sit and write letters home. M/S as they sit in the radio room. Various good shots as serviceman send messages home over the radio, the others laugh and applaud.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:11:00 / 01:25:34:00
    NSP 277

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