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  • Short Summary

    Admiral Beatty inspects sailors and cadets.

  • Description

    Admiral Beatty inspects troops. Location of events unknown.

    Admiral David Beatty & group of officers walk down lines of sailors. CU Beatty on deck ship with a young officer and a man in a top hat; salutes; another boat in BG. They stand there talking. Then US deck; Beatty; the young officer; and now a man in a long robe; with medallions and the half-moon sort of hat. CU these folks and a woman gathered round a table; holding papers (actually envelopes and folded cards; like invitations). Shot of a boat moving to rt. Next; Admiral Beatty coming down stairs; shakes hands with top hat guy

    Shot of crowd; with rows of little boys in sailor suits in FG; pan rt. then left. Several officials in gaudy costumes in street; Beatty meets. Beatty reviews the boy sailor cadets; stops to talk to one;proceeds. (He is followed by Lord Mayor; etc.) More scenes of reviewing cadets. Also some boys in Army uniforms lined up; with cathedral in BG. Beatty etc. walking up steps toward camera; with crowd below in BG. Pan over crowd again. DS Sailor children running round in an oval. CU Beatty FG; others a step behind him; incl. woman holding flowers.

    Military; Royal Navy.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:26:00 / 01:55:41:00
    ON 123 B

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