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VE Day in London

Reel Number: 221345-08

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL and SD

Year / Date: 1945

Country: England,United Kingdom

Location: London

TC Begins: 02:03:56

TC Ends: 02:10:58

Duration: 00:07:02

VE Day in London Office of Works building from Parliament Square w/ crowd. Packed square & traffic past. US jeep w/ soldiers waving, thru followed by procession of people dancing & shouting, beating on garbage can lids; taxi, bus. 02:06:13 People on fence seen from behind. Churchill voice but not seen, speaking over loudspeaker to filled square seen listening; from Whitehall Street. Pan over crowd. “The German war therefore is at an end...” “... long live Britannia”. 02:08:51 Crowd sing national anthem. LS thru gates to House of Commons. People singing God Save the King. Truck covered w/ students & military past. People in MS jumping up & down for camera. WWII Armistice Day; Happy; Celebration; Flag waving; England; End of War;

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