• Short Summary

    Luncheon for the men of the Amethyst at Guildhall, London.

  • Description

    Guildhall, London.

    LMS. Elevated general view of the luncheon for the men of 'Amethyst' in progress (two shots). LMS. The Lord Mayor of London, Sir Frederick Rowland, addressing the luncheon. MS. Lord Mayor speaking - natural sound. He talks about brave naval men, pride, empire, wishes them luck etc. LS. GV. Luncheon with toastmaster announcing toast. Company drinks. LS. Toastmaster introducing Lieutenant Commander Kerens, Captain of the 'Amethyst', who rises, amid applause - Prime Minister Clement Attlee sitting next to him. MS. Kerens speaking - natural sound. He talks about firm and strong British spirit, thanks for reception, mentions the dead etc. LMS. Kerens continues - sound disappears. LS. Elevated shot of luncheon. MS. Mayor speaking (silent). MS. Pan down from relics on wall of dining hall to Mayor speaking. SCU. Mr Clement Attlee and Lieutenant Commander Kerens seated at table. LS. Pan over assembly, sailors seated at tables. SCU. The RAF doctor, who boarded the 'Amethyst'.

    (Comb.Lav.)

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/92.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2276.17
    Media URN:
    65290
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:15:00 / 01:34:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 2202 E

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