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  • Short Summary

    The Iraqi Prime Minister, Saleh Jabr arrives to Portsmouth.

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots of the HMS Victory in Portsmouth harbour. CU. Cannon through gunpoint. LS. The Victory. CU. The white ensign. CU. A figurehead on the bows of the ship. LS. The bows.

    LS. A naval guard of Honour presenting arms on arrival of the Prime Minster of Iraq Saleh Jabr, the Victory in the background. Various shots of the Iraqi Premier inspecting the Guard of Honour. CU. He chats to a naval drum major. Various shots of the Premier as he walks away to the saluting base. Several shots of Ernest Bevin receiving the mace. MS. Bevin walks to the saluting base. MS. Premier of Iraq with Ernest Bevin, British Foreign Minister, on saluting base watching the march past of naval ratings. Troops marching past. Ernest Bevin, his guest and several other dignitaries going aboard the Victory. Guests at lunch onboard Victory, showing Bevin and on his left Major General Newman and on his right the C-in-C Portsmouth, Admiral Lord Fraser. Iraq's Premier is seated next to Lord Fraser. CU. Ernest Bevin and Admiral Fraser eating. LS. General view of diners at lunch, eating, drinking, chatting. CU. Air Chief Marshal Lord Arthur Tedder. Several shots of Lord Alexander, Britain's Defence Minister.

    Information found in the old record: Comb.Neg. - Cuts 48/6.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:22:00 / 01:35:16:00
    UN 1878 B

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