Film: 3020

London | 1940 | Sound | Colour

Synopsis:

London travelogue, with Windsor and Eton.

Traitor's Gate at Tower of London. Speakers addressing crowds at Tower Hill (though could also stand for Speakers' Corner). Man on wall gesticulates and harangues crowd. Vicar or clergyman addresses crowd. A policemen. Line of policemen march through arch. Old picture of "Peelers", narration about Sir Robert Peel. Thames river police boat. Ceremonial guards, each wearing a busby and led by soldier playing bagpipes and wearing kilt. Guards pass bomb site, with St Paul's in Background. Guards reach Bank of England.

Chelsea pensioner plays drum. Chelsea pensioners at ceremony - Oak Apple Day. Statue with Union Jack in background. Royal Hospital at Greenwich, seen from river. Interior of Royal Naval College. Trooping the Colour. Ceremonial buglers or trumpeters. Ceremony of the Order of the Garter at Windsor. Shots of Eton College. Procession of boats on river at Eton. Rowing. Oxford and Cambridge boat race. Battersea power station. Machinery inside power station. Houses of Parliament. Mud on banks of Thames. Regent's Park.


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