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    Marines leave Portsmouth for China. Hampshire.

    Military. 1000 British Royal Marines march in review before their departure for China; 1927. Shot looking down; panning over marines lined up on field. MCU officer shouting drill commands. Shot from ground panning on marines. MS row of Marines. Another shot panning. Next; shot of the men marching down a road; past crowd of civilians along the roadside.

    Shot from high looking down at the Marines marching 4 abreast past dockyards. Then another shot from above as they march away onto pier. Closer shot of men climbing steps to board ship. Group of British Army guys saying goodbye from steps; one shaking hands w/ woman; another holding a baby. Wide shot of soldiers waving from ship; packed onto decks; sitting on lifeboats & rafts; hanging from rigging etc. Wider shots of ship starting to move; civilian friends & families on waving from pier.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1927
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    77742
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2524.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:45:00 / 01:14:16:00
    Canister:
    ON 493 F
    Sort Number:
    ON 493
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    China 1911-76
  • Stills

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

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