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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Seeing the World and getting paid for it. 1,000 Royal Air Force Officers and men leave in troopship "Assaye" - Irak [sic] bound".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    L/S of R.A.F. airmen walking along quayside and up ship's gangplank. Each man carries a large white duffle bag. Various L/S of group of airmen on deck of troopship. They look relaxed: leaning on railings, waving to camera and cheering.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:42:35. More shots from BLUECOAT BOYS, also in G 1331. See separate record for details. Otherwise, more shots from this story, mostly same as those in edited bit of item. Some more shots of airmen carrying bundles below deck of troopship. C/U of R.A.F. insignia on ship.

    Note: some shots of airmen on ship's deck have been transferred upside down. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26257
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    636.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:32:00 / 01:44:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1331
    Sort Number:
    G 1331
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Iraq Untitled Workspace _Iraq
  • Stills

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

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