• Short Summary

    Leading Seaman Penny comes home after escaping from prison camp in Rome.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A GOOD PENNY TURNS UP".

    Location unknown, England?

    Various shots of Leading Seaman Penny who escaped from a prison camp near Rome and went to the Vatican City for refuge. Penny being interviewed (natural sound). In the interview he says how glad he is to be back with his wife again. He says he was treated well in captivity and after his escape he had an audience with the Pope who gave him a signed photograph.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1075.02
    Media URN:
    37897
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:28:00 / 01:02:30:00
    Canister:
    43/8

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The man\'s full name is Albert Penny.

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