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  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 46/64 - Attlee hands over carrier Colossus to French Navy.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Man makes lengthy speech in French, standing at microphones at outside ceremony. Naval officers and some women (their wives?) stand in the background.

    Shots of British and French sailors standing to attention. White Ensign is lowered at band plays British national anthem. British Prime Minister Clement Attlee chats to naval officers. His wife (?) talks to another woman - officer's wife? French Tricolore is raised. Everyone stands to attention and salutes as the officials go below decks on the elevating floor of the carrier.

    Attlee addresses the gathering.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    66005
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2327.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:28:00 / 01:26:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 1533 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1533 A
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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