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  • Short Summary

    Victory parade in London.

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    Various shots of the British and Imperial, and Allied troops and services parading through streets of London during the Victory parade, crowd watching. Some good high angle shots of the troops parading along streets. Long shot of London Bridge with people on sides as the tanks move through the middle. Various shots of the tanks, assault vehicles, artillery guns, trucks etc., parading through the streets. Several shots of allied officers (Czech, Norwegian, Dutch, French) seated in jeeps and talking on side of road. More shots of the crowd watching the parade as it moves along the streets. Jeeps with allied officers moving along streets, crowd looking on. Several close up shots of the medals on chests of the men in crowd. Several shots of the carriages with Winston Churchill, Clement Attlee, General Smuts of South Africa and Mackenzie King of Canada moving along street. Mass crowd outside Buckingham Palace. Top shot of the coaches and guardsmen leaving Buckingham Palace. Royal family seated in their coach - King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret. Closer shot of the royal family in coach, crowd cheering as the coach moves. More shots of the troops parading and the crowd watching.

    Possibly 1945?

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:27:00 / 01:34:45:00
    UN 1304 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Reducing this clip's current date range of 1940-49, seen here are the London "Victory Celebrations" held on 8 June 1946.

    The two men seen waving from the staff car at 05:20 are Field Marshall Viscount Alexander of Tunis and Admiral Mountbatten

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