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    Title reads: "Trafalgar Day in Portsmouth, London & Liverpool".

    Commemorations of Admiral Nelson and battle of Trafalgar.

    London.

    Various shots of base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, it is covered with wreaths. People, including young Naval cadets, inspect the wreaths.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots of the Victory, Admiral Nelson's ship. Sailors hoist signal flags up the rigging. The message reads "England expects ...". Wreaths hang from the masts. Various shots of Naval officers laying a wreath on the deck of the ship, on the place where Nelson was killed.

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Various shots of parade of boys and girls from the Bluecoats school marching through the city. The children wear slightly eccentric looking uniforms - girls wear bonnets, boys wear frock coats. They pass the Nelson memorial outside the Cotton Exchange.

    Note: narrator makes lots of comparisons between nation under being siege during Battle of Trafalgar and current political situation in Europe.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    14018
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    939.55
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:55:00 / 01:51:06:00
    Canister:
    37/85
    Sort Number:
    37/085
  • Appears in...

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    Battle of Trafalgar
  • Stills

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

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