• Short Summary

    The Small Ships return to Dunkirk for Anniversary service and ceremony.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dunkirk. A Little Ship Goes Back".

    Dunkirk and St. Malo, France. Dunkirk Anniversary service and ceremony.

    CU Captain Charlie Parker at helm of tug. CU Smoke coming from funnel of tug. GV Smoke hanging over water. CU Tug "Challenge" officer looking through binoculars, GV Entrance to Dunkirk harbour. GV Smoke from funnel obscuring sun. GV Dunkirk harbour. Man in foreground. SV Wreckage in harbour. Travel shot. SV Bridge swinging open. SV Quayside as tug moves past. GV Travel shot wreckage and shipping in harbour. SV Travel shot ships lining quay. SV man on quay putting rope over capstan. SV Tug. GV Small boats in harbour. SV Bows of boat - 'Sundowner'. CU Lifebelt. Ship's name 'Forty two'. MV Yacht in harbour. SV Mass of yachts. LV Towards procession, led by naval cadets band, marching to Town Square. SV Towards men in procession carrying standards. CU Standards. SV MN Officers marching in parade, followed by men in civvies. SV People looking on. SV Towards procession, headed by two naval officers and followed by clergy bearing cross made of oats pan up to cross. GV Church service taking place in square. SV Vicar in pulpit. Wreaths placed on rostrum in front. SV Yachtsmen at service. SV French naval officers at service. LV Pan procession carrying banners and wreaths walking along beach. SV Wreckage buried in sand. SV Ship's rudder buried in sand. MV Men walk forward and throw wreaths onto water of St. Milo. CU Pan types looking on. SV Bathers pushing wreaths out to sea. SV People looking on. LV Wreaths floating on sea watched by bathers.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:28:00 / 01:37:22:00

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