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    Title - 'Westminster, London. To the "House" by air. General Seely arrives in a seaplane "Top Hat and all".

    Westminster, London.

    LS seaplane landing on the River Thames and bouncing a bit across the water; away from camera. MS river. CU Lord John Seely in top hat, very upper-class, talking to other man. Pan left showing two other men - one may be the pilot; the other an older man in a nautical cap. CU Seely talking.

    (John Edward Bernard Seely; a British political leader; commanded a Canadian cavalry brigade in World War One than served as deputy Minister of Munitions in 1918. In 1919; which is probably the year of this story; he was President of the Air Council; which explains his aerial stunt here. Seely was later elevated to the peerage.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    73056
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1910.40
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:58:00 / 01:41:56:00
    Canister:
    ON 124 J
    Sort Number:
    ON 124 J
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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