• Short Summary

    Troops of the Grenadier Guards return to Southampton after serving a tour in Egypt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. Back to Blighty! S.S. Nevassa brings Grenadier Guards home from under sunny Egyptian skies to our usual Autumn mists - but Blighty! ... & Xmas at home."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    The troopship S.S. Nevassa comes into port. Men are lining the decks.

    Women and men in uniform wait on the dockside for the return of the Grenadier Guards.

    Pan along the side of the ship. Closer shot showing the soldiers looking from all levels of the deck.

    Soldiers carrying kitbags walk down the gangplank.

    Closer shot of soldier walking down the gangway with his children - he is carrying one young child. A woman, presumably his wife follows him down.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    687.07
    Media URN:
    5221
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:20:00 / 01:08:13:00
    Canister:
    32/91

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