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  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    CU Colonel Carne (for title) LV Empire Orwell. SV Glosters on board tug. CU shoulder flash "Glosters". CU Gloucester. SV Colonel Carne. SCU Colonel Carne. CU Colonel Carne. SCU. Carne speaking (natural sound): "A number of statements have been published in the press about the treatment of Prisoners of War (PoW)... ...Chinese methods of punishment are primitive... I am sharing my experience... but happy to be home..." I have gained an added pride in being British, and I have lost a little weight!"

    SV from tug, Glosters waving to people ashore. SCU PoW waving. SV tug "Calshot" pulling alongside. CU man points to relative, and preens himself. SV Carne walking through crowd supported by M.Ps. CU soldier being greeted by womenfolk. CU another soldier being greeted. CU Sergeant Major Ridlington with children. CU Captain Bill Morris and fiancee Rosemary Board. STV crowds P.O.W.s and relatives. CU Col. Carne.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene J.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1953
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    28895
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    122.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:04:00 / 01:13:55:00
    Canister:
    53/80
    Sort Number:
    53/080
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Gloucester - City Britishness 1945-50
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Colonel Carne" is Colonel James Carne. Later in 1953 he was awarded the Victoria Cross.

    "Sergeant Major Ridlington" is Jack Ridlington. He is seen with his two daughters, Denise and Pauline.

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