Victory Day

1946 , London (Other)

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Victory Day Parade attended by the Royal family and Sir Winston Churchill.

A high-angle shot shows the King and Queen, accompanied by Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, travelling in a carriage. The carriage stops and they alight. They greet Sir Winston Churchill and other dignitaries. The Queen greets Queen Mary. The march past includes bands and brigades of soldiers. There is a close up shot of the King and Queen who watch from a dais. A high angle shot of the procession shows tanks and bridge building equipment from the Royal Engineers. There is a close-up shot of Sir Winston Churchill wearing his medals.The parade passes under Marble Arch. There is a shot of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square showing a fly past by the RAF. The parade continues. It includes detachments from the India Army and the WRENS. It also includes those who served in a non-military capacity, including nurses, land girls and miners. These shots of the parade are intercut with shots of the Royal Family and of shots of the crowd. The final scene shows a high-angle shot of the crowds in Trafalgar Square

Featured Buildings

Marble Arch; Nelson's Column

Featured Events

Victory Day Parade, London, 1946

Keywords

Royal family; Victory celebrations; World War II

Background Information

British Movietone News was the first sound newsreel. It broadcast from June 1929

Manifestations

Victory Day

  • Activities
    Barcode
    INV419364
    Canonical Identifier
    19
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    9.5mm film
    Colour System
    bw
    Colour Type
    bw
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:20:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Has Sound
    N
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    pos
    Modification Date
    17/05/2011
    Parts
    Reference
    712097
    Sound
    silent
  • Barcode
    INV219630
    Canonical Identifier
    VP-727
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Duration
    0:03:00
    Identifier
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    563720
  • Sequence Details:
    • Group 1:
      • Part Number: 888
      • Parts Unit: Series

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