Feature film released in 1926 - a biography of Horatio Nelson. For full details see reel 1.
Tinted print. No negs exist. Some elements held by the National Film and Television Archive.
Biographical drama featuring scenes from Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson's life and career.
This reel includes material covering the Battle of St Vincent in 1797 (use of collision tactics, cannons firing, Nelson ignores orders and has to repel boarders), celebrations of Nelson's victory, the attack on Santa Cruz from the ship Theseus, tender scene with Nelson's stepson, Nelson's loss of an arm.
Nelson's convalescence at home, the search for Napoleon in the Mediterranean, Nelson's help from Lady Emma Hamilton and the re-provisioning of the ships.
See other reels - Reel 1 is also on PM1877. Reel 3 is on PM1879. Reel 4 is on PM1881.
Note: Print is in fairly good condition throughout but there is some evidence of nitrate decomposition - mostly the blue tinted sections. Print in four reels but may have originally been 8 reels and spliced together into four.