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  • Description

    Titles read: "HOME FROM THE FAR EAST".

    A port somewhere in Britain.

    L/S of an Egyptian liner - one of two marked 'Diplomat' ships to bring 1,000 British people home from the Far East.

    Various shots of people disembarking from the liner. Lord Sir Robert Leslie Craigie and Lady Craigie come ashore. He was British Ambassador in Japan. A woman comes ashore carrying baskets of pineapples and bananas. A baby wrapped in a blanket is carried by an orderly.

    The Narkunda ship brings more British subjects that have only recently been released from Japanese prisons. They come ashore looking very happy to be home.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44235
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1340.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:48:00 / 01:19:33:00
    Canister:
    42/83
    Sort Number:
    42/083
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Bananas
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. chisoxuk says

    According to The Times, Say Oct 10th 1942 the ship was the El Nil which docked at Liverpool on the 9th October 1942.

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