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CEASE FIRE - LUNEBERG - SOUND
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Summary: CEASE FIRE - LUNEBERG - SOUND
Story No: BM45739
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/04/1945 12:00 AM
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GV of church steeple, clock chiming 8 o' clock, various lenses. German troops walk to surrender, with white flags. British troops in truck singing, also shot (trucking) as they move along the road singing. Gunners pack up 25 pdr. gun. Interior shot of wireless truck shows operator sending out Cease Fire in operation from 08.00 hrs.Morse code being transmitted.

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Italy Surrenders
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Summary: Italy Surrenders
Story No: BM45728
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/07/1945 12:00 AM
People: Cardinal Bernard Law
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Latest pictures show the Allied entry into Bologna and the welcome they were accorded. The surrender was taken in the Royal Palace at Caserta, where Field Marshal Alexander's Chief Staff, Lt General Morgan, signed on behalf of the Allies.

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Cut story - Various desert scenes at El Alamein, shows tanks and infantry going forward, infantry following up behind tanks. GS of Montgomery with troops grouped round him. At sea, off Salerno, landing on Salerno beaches. Troops rush up beaches. British troops across fields & through wooded country. General Clark in jeep enters Rome. Aerial shots of Rome. Various ground shots of Rome. (All the preceding is Library material - CARD Nos 43069, 44526, 44906). AFU - Troops enter crowded streets of Bologna, crowds cheering etc. Various shots of British troops through crowded streets. Transport through, General Mark Clark with some officers inspects Swastika flag. Various shots of Alexander with soldiers and officers. Alexander gets into jeep. Prisoners (taken from CARD 45704) in cages. Thousands of prisoners - various angles. German Generals walking across fields to captivity. Inside Royal Palace at Caserta, entry of two German Officers (unnamed) to sign surrender terms. CU both standing by table. SCU General Morgan standing at other end of table. He addresses Germans 'I understand you wish to surrender'. Germans answer 'Ja'. Germans then protest, General Morgan says 'I accept those terms'. GV of Germans signing the documents - also General Morgan. General Morgan stands up. The Germans are handed copies of the documents. General Morgan then asks them to withdraw. Germans leaving to end. Please note Germans are wearing mufti.

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Churchill In Edinburgh and Glasgow - Special
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Summary: Churchill In Edinburgh and Glasgow - Special
Story No: BM45904
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/07/1945 12:00 AM
People: Winston Churchill
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Mr Churchill makes an Election Tour of Scotland and drove through cheering crowds in Edinburgh.

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Cut story - Various shots of Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh crammed with people, Edinburgh Castle in background. Churchill addresses them (silent). GS of building flying Union Jack, in Glasgow, crowds surge around Churchill to listen to him. Crowds walk through the Princes Street Gardens to where Churchill is speaking.

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Surrender - Monty Dictates The Terms
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Summary: SURRENDER - MONTY DICTATES THE TERMS -
Story No: BM45740
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/10/1945 12:00 AM
People: Cardinal Bernard Law
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Field Marshal Montgomery met with General Admiral von Friedeburg, Rear-Admiral Wagner and General Kinzel on Luneburg Heath, where he told them that unconditional surrender was all that would be accepted. After a short discussion the Germans agreed and the surrender documents were signed.

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Cut story - German officials arrive at Monty's HQ. GV of same standing under Union Jack awaiting Monty. Monty walks towards them. Most important among the Germans were General-Admiral von Friedeburg, Rear Admiral Wagner, General Kinzel. Various shots of Monty addressing (silent) the group. Interpreter speaks to Germans. The Germans in copse talking amongst themselves. GV of marquee tent. Inside seated round table, the above, Monty at the head, who reads out the terms of the surrender etc. He then says, General Admiral von Friedeburg will sign first; Friedeburg signs. "Admiral Wagner will sign second", Admiral Wagner signs. After signing has finished. Montgomery signs. "We will now adjourn, the following being in closed session". GV of tent to finish. During Monty's reading of terms cut-ins of those seated round table. see story number 45740/2 for cuts

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MOVIETONE REJOICES IN VICTORY - SPECIAL - SOUND
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Summary: MOVIETONE REJOICES IN VICTORY - SPECIAL - SOUND
Story No: BM45750
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/10/1945 12:00 AM
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Cut Story. KS. GV St. Pauls with "Victory" superimposed. CU King in naval uniform. CU bells ringing. CU Monty in battledress. GV St. Pauls; Troops march passed St. Pauls in bkgd. SCU troops marching & SCU of feet. ATS marching & SCU feet. Wrens followed by sailors. All marching. RAF & Waafs personnel, with drum & cymbal superimposed. CU feet. Troops march passed ruins. Groups of American soldiers. Eisenhower in open carriage. CU Roosevelt. Russian troops meet Yanks. CU Stalin. Military cemetery on Continent. Ship arrives at port with repatriated prisoners. Night scenes of London, pre-war, lights on everywhere, signs etc. "Movietone News" in lights zooms to fore to end.

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Monty's Victory Speech
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Summary: THE FIELD MARSHAL OFFERS THANKS -
Story No: BM45729
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/10/1945 12:00 AM
People: Cardinal Bernard Law
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Monty thanks all those who served under him during the conflict and remembers those who gave their lives.

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Cut story - KS. Monty out of his caravan. SCU & CU him speaking. Thanking the people & the Army for their assistance, etc. "Now that we have won the war, let us win the Peace", "Good luck to you all wherever you may be" "When the Americans & Russians joined us there was no doubt about victory".

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Surrender - Monty Dictates The Terms - PART SOUND
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Summary: Surrender - Monty Dictates The Terms - PART SOUND
Story No: BM45740-2
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/10/1945 12:00 AM
People: Cardinal Bernard Law
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Field Marshal Montgomery met with General Admiral von Friedeburg, Rear-Admiral Wagner and General Kinzel on Luneburg Heath, where he told them that unconditional surrender was all that would be accepted. After a short discussion the Germans agreed and the surrender documents were signed.

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CUTS FOR STORY NUMBER 45740 - VS German and British officials at Monty's HQ. VS of the two groups speaking through interpreter. Group under Union Jack. Germans included General-Admiral von Friedeburg, Rear Admiral Wagner, General Kinzel. The Germans in copse talking amongst themselves. Group emerging from tent. VS of officials climbing into cars. VS discussions in open air. General Barber ? reads letter of truce. German officer gets into jeep and is driven away. VS Germans and Brits in discussion. Car driven off with white flag flying. Armoured vehicles pass camera. Germans and British at Quickborn ? met by Colonel Murphy ? German fills car with British petrol. VS British soldiers and German delegation. Inside tent - VS Monty making speech (sound here). VS of the signing. LS of the tent. CU of the document. VS of the German delegation leaving. More shots inside tent (no sound). Exterior shots of German delegation. MS of smiling British troops. Ls of the camp. LS of Germans walking away then MS of them in camp. Short shot at end of men standing outside tent with coffee pot.

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V E DAY CELEBRATIONS - EDINBURGH, GLASGOW and LIVERPOOL  - NO SOUND
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Summary: V E DAY CELEBRATIONS - EDINBURGH, GLASGOW and LIVERPOOL - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45749
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/10/1945 12:00 AM
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EDINBURGH - LS Edinburgh Castle. Pan to Princes street gardens. Art galleries etc., Crowd scenes in Princes street. Crowds dancing etc., Official ceremony - Mercat Cross. Lord Provost led by High Constables walk from City chambers to Mercat Cross. Lord Provost John I Falconer - crowds in silent prayer of thanksgiving. East End of Princes street panning to clock at 3 O'clock. GLASGOW - bunting and flags in Milton Street. Shots of Shopping centre Trades House (took two years to assemble). LIVERPOOL - Crowds outside Town Hall. Lord and Lady Mayoress on balcony. crowds climb over lorry. Crowds at St. George's Hall steps, dancing, etc. Soldiers & sailors on statues. Ships in docks decorated with flags. LIVERPOOL SECTION MISSING

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BRITISH TROOPS HEAR SURRENDER - NO SOUND
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Summary: BRITISH TROOPS HEAR SURRENDER - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45763
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/11/1945 12:00 AM
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Sgt.Major blows whistle for attention from troops, reads "order of the Day" Tells them Germans have surrender(silent) Troops wave & cheer. Troops (ex. pows) await air transport, cheer. Give thumbs up sign. CU group of prisoners. Long line of prisoners give cheer for Monty, not present. Troops rush over to Sgt.Maj. to hear good news.

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Locations: Germany , Germany
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HITLER'S CELL - NO SOUND
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Summary: HITLER'S CELL - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45765
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/11/1945 12:00 AM
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Various exterior & interior shots of Landsberg prison, where Hitler was imprisoned during 1923-24. Interior shots of cell where Hitler wrote his "Mein Kampf". Visitors book was signed by Hitler in 1934 when he visited the prison. Photo of Hitler on wall of cell GIs. being shown round prison by Dutch. Pan of prison's exterior including courtyard. Pan of concentration camp at Landsberg, razed to ground by fire, by the Germans before leaving.

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ADDITIONAL V E DAY - LONDON - NO SOUND
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Summary: ADDITIONAL V E DAY - LONDON - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45754
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/11/1945 12:00 AM
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Churchill in garden of No 10 Downing Street posing with the Chiefs of Staff. Good CU's Churchill. CU Naval Chief. CU Tedder. CU Alanbrooke. Various shots of the Service Heads. Tracking behind Churchill's car as it crosses Horse Guards Parade. Tilt down from Victoria Tower to Parliamentary Procession. Churchill in procession. TS Mass crowd in Whitehall and around Cenotaph. Churchill's car up The Mall. BS Churchill leaning over balcony looking down on crowd, gives V sign. Int Cabinet Office as Churchill prepares to broadcast. Churchill in glasses looking through his speech.

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Locations: London , England , United Kingdom
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LIFE OF ROOSEVELT - SOUND
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Summary: LIFE OF ROOSEVELT - SOUND
Story No: BM45756
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/14/1945 12:00 AM
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As Governor of New York, elected & inaugarated. Banks closed, Roosevelt takes financial measures against depression. Roosevelt fights unemployment, starting the work on the Norris Dam. Roosevelt with his grandchildren, also fishing & yachting his pet hobby. Roosevelt warns America of war, Roosevelt with his mother. King George & Q.E. visit America; with Mr. & Mrs. Roosevelt. American fleet reviewed by the Pres. Signing the Lease-Lend. Roosevelt & Churchill aboard "Prince of Wales" - Atlantic Charter. Roosevelt attends church. Sunken battleships, etc. at Pearl Harbour. Casablanca Conf., Churchill & Roosevelt present. Convoy thru Mediterannean, landings on North Africa. "Teheran Conference, Stalin, Churchill & Roosevelt present. Roosevelt. MacArthur & Nimitz in conference. Roosevelt takes oath of office for fourth year." Yalta Conference. Big Three present. Roosevelt with King Farouk, Ibn Saud. Addressing Congress for last time. Roosevelt with American delegation for Frisco. Warm Springs, Roosevelt dies, Harry S. Truman sworn in. Truman speaks on the air, says the will follow Roosevelt policies.

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V E Day In London - SOUND
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Summary: V E Day In London - SOUND
Story No: BM45748-4
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/14/1945 12:00 AM
People: Winston Churchill , Queen Elizabeth II
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V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for nearly two days. ® ® Outside Buckingham Palace the crowds chanted 'we want the King' and were rewarded by the Royal Family appearing on the balcony. ® ® At nine o'clock in the evening the King broadcast to Britain and the Commonwealth.

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CUTS FOR STORY NUMBER 45748 - Commuters on their way to work with gas masks. Crowds gathering in Trafalgar Square. Crowds waving at camera in front of Mapleton Hotel. Crowds at Piccadilly Circus. Night shot of Piccadilly, street lamps lit. Men climbing lamp-posts. More crowds. Big bonfire. Day shots of crowds in Trafalgar Square. Night shots of Movietone House floodlit, also 20th Century Fox ditto. Crowds waving and cheering. Big bonfire burning. More crowds.

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V E Day In London - NO SOUND
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Summary: V E Day In London - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45748-2
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/14/1945 12:00 AM
People: Winston Churchill , Queen Elizabeth II
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V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for nearly two days. ® ® Outside Buckingham Palace the crowds chanted 'we want the King' and were rewarded by the Royal Family appearing on the balcony. ® ® At nine o'clock in the evening the King broadcast to Britain and the Commonwealth.

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CUTS FOR STORY NUMBER 45748 - Crowds outside church, MP's coming out, enter cars. Crowds wave and cheer as cars drive off escorted by Mounted Police. GS Big Ben. Shots of crowds. More crowds at the Cenotaph. MP's procession make their way through crowds outside Houses of Parliament. Crowds in Trafalgar Square, several couples dancing. Canadian ATS girl walks past camera with VICTORY pinned on her. More crowds in Piccadilly Circus, groups of soldiers and sailors on top of bus. Man on top of lamp-post. LS Buckingham Palace, Royal party on balcony. Shots of crowds in Mall and outside Palace. LS Victoria Memorial. Palace in background. Shots of crowds in Piccadilly. CU Victoria Memorial. Churchill with the King & Chiefs of Staff etc. Churchill's car across Palace forecourt. Car arrives & Churchill out - Bevin, Morrison - This is War Cabinet Story 45774.

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V E DAY IN AMERICA (SYMPOSIUM OF WAR) (SOUND)
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Summary: V E DAY IN AMERICA (SYMPOSIUM OF WAR) (SOUND)
Story No: BM45757
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/14/1945 12:00 AM
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Elevated Broadway, night and day shots, crowded with people, searchlights waving above of crowds. E S Hitler driving thru huge crowds. CU HItler talking. Tanks demonstration. CU Hitler sneering. Map of Europe, which is gradually blacked-out as Hitler occupies Low Countries, fires rage, refugees thru streets. Dunkirk, British troops wade to ships, aboard sjips men clamber aboard. In London, Churchill visits damaged towns. Night shots of London burning. Nazi bombing London. FIghting in North Africa, men charge across sand, also tanks. Russia invaded, outside Stalingrad, Russian tanks and infantry in action. Churchill at Atlantic Charter. Shots of Pearl Harbour. Troopships in convoy to invade North Africa. Battles in desert warfare. Into Italy swept the Allies, bombing of Cassino Monastery. Entry of Rome, Pope on balcony addresses large crowds. Big Three at Tehran Conference. Allied fighters and bombers in sky, bombing, strafing etc. Germans retreat from Russia destroy railways etc. in same. Shots of Germans retreating in lorries etc. MS Monty and Eisenhower. D Day, Normandy invaded, troops wade ashore, various shots. Eisenhower walks thrugh Paris, amid cheering crowds. Yalta, last conference attended by Roosevelt. Russian close in on Berlin, tanks charge forward, rocket guns firing, flame-throwing tanks in action. Hitler and Mussolini meet for last time. Hitler visits patients in hospital who were injured during attempt on Hitler's life. Stills of Mussolini and his girlfriend lying dead in Milan. Pan of Military cemetry in France. "Least We Forget" zooms to fore. battleships and warships in line ahead. Allied planes in formation pass overhead. CU Truman. MS MacArthur and Nimitz. Map of pacific with arrows pointing towards Tokyo. CU Stars and stripes to finish.

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V E Day In London - NO SOUND
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Summary: V E Day In London - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45748-5
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/14/1945 12:00 AM
People: Winston Churchill , Queen Elizabeth II
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V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for nearly two days. ® ® Outside Buckingham Palace the crowds chanted 'we want the King' and were rewarded by the Royal Family appearing on the balcony. ® ® At nine o'clock in the evening the King broadcast to Britain and the Commonwealth.

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CUTS FOR STORY NUMBER 45748 - Roll 17 (Prosser) - Various shots of crowds in Mall, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall, beflagged buildings etc. MS Big Ben. Various night shots etc. Roll 18 (Hanshaw) - Shots of crowds with flags, rattles, carnival hats etc. Dancing in streets. CU of bonfires. Night shots of Buckingham Palace & Nelson's Column.

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V E Day In London - NO SOUND
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Summary: V E Day In London - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45748-3
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/14/1945 12:00 AM
People: Winston Churchill , Queen Elizabeth II
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V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for nearly two days. ® ® Outside Buckingham Palace the crowds chanted 'we want the King' and were rewarded by the Royal Family appearing on the balcony. ® ® At nine o'clock in the evening the King broadcast to Britain and the Commonwealth.

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CUTS FOR STORY NUMBER 45748 - Crowds in street. (Liverpool). CU Mayor and several other people. Flags flying, more crowds, US Army truck. Two sailors on statue. Ships in harbour decked with flags. Also crowds in Trafalgar Square & Piccadilly. Crowds on top of lorries and on top of Information Bureaux. More crowds.

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V E Day In London
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Summary: VICTORY -
Story No: BM45748
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/14/1945 12:00 PM
People: Winston Churchill , Queen Elizabeth II
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V E Day began with Mr Churchill's broadcast officially announcing the end of war in Europe. Londoners took to the streets in celebrations which continued for nearly two days. ® ® Outside Buckingham Palace the crowds chanted 'we want the King' and were rewarded by the Royal Family appearing on the balcony. At nine o'clock in the evening the King broadcast to Britain and the Commonwealth.

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Cut story - KS. Big Ben chiming 3 o'clock. SCU & CU Churchill reading his address announcing end of hostilities in Europe. LS elevated pan of Trafalgar Square crammed with people, Churchill's voice over same saying "Advance Britannia, Long Live the Cause of Freedom". LS outside Houses of Parliament, crowds gather to watch MP's parade to St. Margaret's Church. Elevated shot of them leaving House. Mr Greenwood walks with Churchill. Procession led by the Speaker, Mr Clifton Brown (in robes). LS various shots of West End, Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square crowded with rejoicing people. People dancing in streets, etc. At Lambeth, small crowds sing "Lambeth Walk", one fellow said "Lambeth people would fight anybody, anywhere". Back in Trafalgar Square ambulance makes way through crowds. Two sailors dance in street, amid crowds with a Naval Captain. People climbing lamp-posts. Mall crowded, background Buckingham Palace. Crowds shout "We want the King". King, Queen & Princesses appear on balcony. Cut-ins of the crowd. Royal party on balcony again, now with Churchill. Various shots of same, pan to crowd in front of Palace. Night shots of London, crowds dancing, singing, cheering etc. in Piccadilly & Trafalgar Square. Man on top of lamp-post waves Norwegian flag. Sailors in fountains at Trafalgar Square (slightly out of focus). Various cut-ins of bonfires burning. Dusk shot of Royal party on balcony. Pan of Buckingham Palace floodlit. Interior - SCU & CU of King speaking to Nation. ® ® ® see story number 45748/2, 45748/3, 45748/4, 45748/5, 45748/6, 45748/7, 45748/8

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GERMAN 19TH DIVISION SURRENDER - LUNEBURG - GERMAN SURRENDER - GERMAN DELEGATES IN SCOTLAND - NO SOUND
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Summary: GERMAN 19TH DIVISION SURRENDER - LUNEBURG - GERMAN SURRENDER - GERMAN DELEGATES IN SCOTLAND - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45773
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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Innsbruck - Austria. Col. Brandstetter, Counselor Lohmann, and Lt. Gen. Enrich Brandenberger sign surrender before Maj. Gen. Ed. H. Brooke. Party down Brenner Pass. Arrive at Hotel. Party at conference table. 103rd Infantry Div. play 'Star Spangled Banner'. C.U. Maj. Gen. Brooke. Latter speaks to troops. Germans arrive at Drem in Junkers. Spitfire escort.

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FIELD MARSHALL MONTGOMERY AT MANSION HOUSE - NO SOUND
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Summary: FIELD MARSHALL MONTGOMERY AT MANSION HOUSE - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45779
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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Crowds rush round Monty's car at it arrives Mansion House, escorted inside by Lord Mayor. Various shots of Monty on the balcony with Lord Mayor, former addresses the crowd. SCU of Monty on balcony. Cut-ins of crowds around the Mansion House. Various shots of Monty leaving. Good shots of Monty Speaking SEE STORY NUMBER 45779/2 FOR COMB SECTION

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Locations: London , England , United Kingdom
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KING VISITS PARLIAMENT - NO SOUND
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Summary: KING VISITS PARLIAMENT - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45786
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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King and Queen arrive at door of House. General views of them leaving. Leave in closed car, etc. King & Queen hardly seen but good for crowd cheering their car.

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AERIALS OF RUINED BERLIN  - NO SOUND
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Summary: AERIALS OF RUINED BERLIN - NO SOUND
Story No: BM45782
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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Various aerial shots of ruins of Berlin.

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Locations: Germany , Germany
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51ST DIVISION VICTORY MARCH - SOUND
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Summary: 51ST DIVISION VICTORY MARCH - SOUND
Story No: BM45776
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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Various shots of 51st.Highland Division marching passed General Horrocks taking salute. In marchpast, included armoured cars, tanks, bulldozers etc. Formations of planes fly over housetops. Inspection of American soldiers & sailors. 51st. Highland Div; inspected, & marchpast.saluting base.

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Locations: Bremerhaven , Bremen , Germany
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LUNEBURG - GERMAN SURRENDER  - SOUND
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Summary: LUNEBURG - GERMAN SURRENDER - SOUND
Story No: BM45773A
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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Luneberg - LAS of group of men standing on balcony of church (?) with clock above them showing 4pm. Some in uniform. Col. L R Stansfield announces end of war. He speaks of the unconditional surrender. Closer view of the group on balcony as Stansfield speaks. Pan across crowd of Germans listening as the speech is translated into German. Closer views of part of the crowd as they listen and some CUs. Pan across crowds as they break up and move away from the square. Group of women stand and chat. CUs women as they chat. CUs group of men chatting.

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Locations: Germany , Germany
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Rheims - Unconditional Surrender Signed
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Summary: Rheims - Unconditional Surrender Signed
Story No: BM45761
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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General Eisenhower's battle headquarters at Rheims was the setting for Germany's unconditional surrender. The ceremony was brief and a 2.41 am the capitulation of Germany was completed.

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Cut story - KS. GV Ville de Rheims. Delegates enter building. Shot from inside, German prisoners trudging past outside. Interior shots, delegates seated at table, for positions see attached. CU Lt General Bedell-Smith (US Army). Next to him is seated Admiral Burrough, & Major General Susloparov. CU Spaatz. German delegates enter, General Jodl, General Admiral von Friedeburg, & Major Oxenious. Various shots of Jodl signing on dotted line, with many officers around, other signatories sign. Jodl standing, makes objection (silent). Group shot shows Eisenhower with all representatives around him holding two pens, one gold & other Ersatz in "V" position. Groups of laughing Russians. Eisenhower makes a speech, with Tedder seated beside him.

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Berlin - Capitulation Complete
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Summary: Berlin - Capitulation Complete
Story No: BM45762
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
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Air Chief Marshal Tedder and Marshal Zhukov accepted the surrender of Berlin on behalf of the Allies. The ceremony took place in the suburb of Karlshorst, in a building which once housed the Engineering College of the Wehrmacht.

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Cut story - On aerodrome (Tempelhof), ACM Tedder inspects Russian Guard of Honour, cut-ins of same in marchpast. Cut-ins of Tedder & Zhukov taking salute. Shots of British & Russian officers (groups) saluting. German officers, Field Marshal Keitel, General Admiral von Friedeburg, & Air Colonel General Stumph walk across aerodrome into camera. GV Engineering College, at Karlshorst, Berlin. Delegates enter. Interior shot of table. Zhukov & Tedder walk to seats, CU Zhukov. CU Tedder, CU Spaatz. German officers enter & sit down, CU Keitel. Keitel, with many officers round fumbling with papers, as he signed same. CU Zhukov signing, CU Tedder signing. After Germans had left Allied officers shake hands with one another. Outside, General de Lattre de Tassigny lights cigarette. Allied delegation looks at ruins of Berlin. Various shots, pans, etc. of completely ruined buildings, shells of buildings, razed to the ground. Shots of remains of Adlon Hotel, pan to Brandenburger Tor, which still stands.

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Thanksgiving For Victory
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Summary: Thanksgiving For Victory
Story No: BM45759
Source: British Movietone
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 05/17/1945 12:00 AM
People: Queen Elizabeth II , Duchess of Kent , Prince Edward , Duke of Kent
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A Thanksgiving Service for Victory was held in St. Paul's Cathedral and attended by the King, Queen and Princesses. Queen Mary also attended and received a warm welcome from Londoners on her return to the city.

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Cut story - KS. Royal carriage en route, to Palace. Royal carriage arrives at Temple Bar, Lord Mayor, presents City Sword to King who touches same before continuing journey. Shots of open carriage passing through waving crowds; with the King & Queen are Princesses Elizabeth & Margaret. GV St. Paul's dome with two towers each side, tilt down to West door. Duchess of Kent arrives with her two children. Mr, Mrs & Mary Churchill arrive, Churchill raises top hat acknowledging crowds. Queen Mary arrives. Elevated shots of St. Paul's, shows Lord Mayor waiting on steps to receive Royal Party, carriage approaches. Down on ground again, King & Royal Party alight, fanfare played (silent). Royal Party ascend steps. Elevated shot of party entering Cathedral to finish.

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