• Short Summary

    Rally demanding reprisals for Captain Fryatt.

  • Description

    Avenge - Captain Fryatt - public meeting in Trafalgar Square to demand reprisals.

    Man on platform giving a speech; looking out over crowd below. Pan left on crowd listening. CU part of crowd - they raise hands in response to something in the oratory. The demonstration's cause is to demand reprisals for Captain Charles A. Fryatt; a British merchant marine captain. who was captured by the Germans; accused of trying to ram a German U-boat; and put to death.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1930.32
    Media URN:
    73579
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:31:00 / 01:36:55:00
    Canister:
    ON 158 I

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    This rally is likely to have taken place in 1916, as Captain Fryatt was executed on 27 July 1916.

  2. British Pathé says

    Good point. Can anyone confirm the date of this?

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