• Short Summary

    Cuts from newsreel 46/64 - Attlee hands over carrier Colossus to French Navy.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 46/64 - Attlee hands over carrier Colossus to French Navy.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Man makes lengthy speech in French, standing at microphones at outside ceremony. Naval officers and some women (their wives?) stand in the background.

    Shots of British and French sailors standing to attention. White Ensign is lowered at band plays British national anthem. British Prime Minister Clement Attlee chats to naval officers. His wife (?) talks to another woman - officer's wife? French Tricolore is raised. Everyone stands to attention and salutes as the officials go below decks on the elevating floor of the carrier.

    Attlee addresses the gathering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2327.06
    Media URN:
    66005
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:28:00 / 01:26:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 1533 A

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