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    Titles read: "ROUND THE WORLD - (No 1) - with the Pathe Pictorial cameraman on the 'Empress of Britain'."

    "Our cruise starts at New York - and we are greeted by Commodore Latta R.N.R."

    M/S of Commodore Latta standing on deck of the ship informing us of the details of the round the world trip which he says includes passing through the Suez Canal, passing near Java, China and Japan." M/S of the bow of the large liner. L/Ss of the deck of the ship. Passenger boarding ship along ramp. Large funnel with smoke rising (horn sounds). L/Ss of the ship leaving, people wave form shore. L/S of New York skyline (includes Empire State Building). L/S of ship.

    "Our first stop is at Madeira - where we go down to the shops in sleighs - Madeira's own special variety." L/Ss of passengers being pushed down steep street by sleigh. M/S of young woman buying flowers from two flower sellers who balance large baskets on heads. The woman tells the two women in a posh voice to speak English.

    "Soon after leaving Madeira - our great liner is off Gibraltar, Britain's key to the Mediterranean." L/Ss of Gibraltar rock. Street scenes in city. "In the town you meet every type if salesman from Hindus selling Chinese shawls made in Birmingham to the local itinerant Vendor." L/S and M/S of salesman holding shawl. L/S of numerous soldiers marching through streets. L/S of military band playing.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51469
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1604.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:07:00 / 01:32:30:00
    Canister:
    PSP 777
    Sort Number:
    PSP 777
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
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