• Short Summary

    Colonel Carne talks of his experiences behind bars in a North Korean PoW camp.

  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    CU Colonel Carne (for title) LV Empire Orwell. SV Glosters on board tug. CU shoulder flash "Glosters". CU Gloucester. SV Colonel Carne. SCU Colonel Carne. CU Colonel Carne. SCU. Carne speaking (natural sound): "A number of statements have been published in the press about the treatment of Prisoners of War (PoW)... ...Chinese methods of punishment are primitive... I am sharing my experience... but happy to be home..." I have gained an added pride in being British, and I have lost a little weight!"

    SV from tug, Glosters waving to people ashore. SCU PoW waving. SV tug "Calshot" pulling alongside. CU man points to relative, and preens himself. SV Carne walking through crowd supported by M.Ps. CU soldier being greeted by womenfolk. CU another soldier being greeted. CU Sergeant Major Ridlington with children. CU Captain Bill Morris and fiancee Rosemary Board. STV crowds P.O.W.s and relatives. CU Col. Carne.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene J.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    122.10
    Media URN:
    28895
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1953
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:04:00 / 01:13:55:00
    Canister:
    53/80

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Colonel Carne" is Colonel James Carne. Later in 1953 he was awarded the Victoria Cross.

    "Sergeant Major Ridlington" is Jack Ridlington. He is seen with his two daughters, Denise and Pauline.

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