The Seaman Who Gave The Postscript 1941

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    Item title reads - The seaman who gave the postscript.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    M/S as merchant seaman Frank Laskier walks on with a stick, C/U of his badge. He talks about the postscript he gave on the B.B.C. recounting the time his friends were killed and he was injured when their ship was bombed. He talks about his hatred for the racketeers on the black market. He wants to get out fighting again to avenge the deaths of his friends.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39426
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1133.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:30:00 / 01:16:19:00
    Canister:
    41/81
    Sort Number:
    41/081
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  • This is absolutely fantastic, he was actually my great (great) uncle, who my nan mentioned when I joined the merchant navy myself a few years ago! Amazing what a quick google search can discover.

    Dan_90 6th Sep 2013

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