• 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.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Good point. Can anyone confirm the date of this?

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