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  • Short Summary

    King Amanullah of Afghanistan concludes his tour of Britain with a visit to the Atlantic Fleet.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Afghan's King sees Britain's Might - King Amanullah concludes his tour with visit to the Atlantic Fleet."

    Portland, Dorset.

    M/S of King Amanullah of Afghanistan arriving on board a ship of the Atlantic Fleet and saluting a Naval officer; he is followed up the steps to the ship by Prince George (Duke of Kent). L/S of a warship at sea. M/S of King Amanullah, his entourage, and Prince George. More footage of warships at sea; M/S of King Amanullah looking through binoculars at them.

    L/S of King Amanullah saying goodbye to officers on the ship, and saluting as he walks down the steps. He stands on the deck of his launch and salutes as they move away; the sailors on the ship lift their hats in a cheer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    722.22
    Media URN:
    34730
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:38:00 / 01:47:13:00
    Canister:
    G 1492

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