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Title:WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL TOPICAL BUDGET 357-1 (fragment 2) [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 1061-07b
Other titles:PICTORIAL NEWS (OFFICIAL) 357-1 (fragment 2) [Alternative Title]
Summary: I. Newsreel item on Welsh Day in London, June 1918.
II. Newsreel item on the knighting of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes by George V at Buckingham Palace, June 1918.
III. Newsreel item on the Duke of Connaught ceremonially opening a club for US officers in London, shaking hands with the organisers and walking inside. June 1918.
Description: A service is being held at Westminster Abbey in aid of the Prisoners of War Fund. Queen Alexandra arrives by carriage for the service, followed by Sir Francis Lloyd, who arrives by car.
The ceremony takes place in the rear courtyard of the palace. Keyes receives his decoration along with other naval personnel. A crowd of spectators watches.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Alexandra, Queen (person)
Lloyd, Francis (person)
George V, King (person)
Keyes, Roger John Brownlow (person)
Connaught [George] (HRH Duke of) (person)
Royal Navy (regiment/service)
United States Army & American Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: society, British - charity (object name)
religion, Christianity - ceremonial, British (object name)
buildings, British - religious: abbey (object name)
ceremonies, British - state: investiture (object name)
buildings, British - institutional: Buckingham Palace (object name)
society, British - friendship (object name)
society, United States military - friendship (object name)
GB, England & London, SW <Westminster Abbey> (geography)
GB, England & London, SW <Buckingham Palace> (geography)
GB, England & London, WC (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 160 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a and IWM 1061-01 for production details
Summary: note that a French language version of this fragment is IWM 668a and that a further fragment is IWM 1061-02b
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 1061-07a-g, the can is marked as IWM 1061-07