IWM Film website upgrade: self-selection and authorised download of HD clips. More info
By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings,
and for us to access our cookies on your device.
Title:WAR OFFICE OFFICIAL TOPICAL BUDGET 376-2 (fragment) [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 665b
Other titles:PICTORIAL NEWS (OFFICIAL) 376-2 (fragment) [Alternative Title]
Summary: I. Newsreel item on the visit of Prince Yorihito of Higashi-Fushimi to the Grand Fleet in the Firth of Forth, October 1918.
II. Newsreel item on the procession of the Lord Mayor's Show through London, 9th November 1918.
Description: The Prince's cutter comes alongside the flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth and he comes up the gangplank and onto the quarterdeck. The Prince is wearing admiral's uniform. He exchanges salutes with Admiral Sir David Beatty, who is waiting for him.
The Lord Mayor's coach leads the procession. Airship R23 flies overhead. Women munitions workers can be seen as part of the parade, followed by a Whippet tank, the US Army contingent, and members of the Women's Land Army. One of the floats shows disabled servicemen at work. The Lord Mayor's coach arrives at the Law Courts, and he gets out.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Yorihito, Prince of Japan (person)
Beatty, David Richard (person)
Marshall, Horace (person)
London, Lord Mayor of (person)
Royal Navy, Queen Elizabeth (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force, R23 (regiment/service)
British Army, Tank Corps (regiment/service)
United States Army & American Expeditionary Force (regiment/service)
Women's Land Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: delegations, Japanese international - political (object name)
delegations, Japanese international - military (object name)
ceremonies, British - display: Lord Mayor's Show (London 1918) (object name)
armour, British - tank: Tank Medium A Whippet (object name)
aircraft, British naval - airship: R23 (object name)
GB, Scotland & Firth of Forth (geography)
GB, England & London, EC <Law Courts> (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: 164 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Date: the release date is taken from the Topical Film Company lists. The discrepancy between this and the date of the Lord Mayor's Show is unexplained
Subtitles: these are all flashframes, some in English, some in Spanish
Production: see IWM 651a for production details
Summary: see also IWM 626
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 665a and IWM 665c, the can is marked as IWM 665