• Short Summary

    A young woman presents colours to air cadets on behalf of her dead pilot Fiancee.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Cobber' Kain's Colours".

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    VS of Miss Joyce Phillips presenting colours to air cadet training squadron on behalf of her fiancee New Zealand fighter pilot Cobber Edgar James Kain who was to have performed the ceremony but who was killed in a flying accident in Gaye, France a short time before. The ceremony is performed in his memory on the football pitch at Belle Vue, Manchester.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1051.19
    Media URN:
    20979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:19:00 / 01:22:03:00
    Canister:
    40/60

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Cobber Edgar James Kain" should read Edgar James "Cobber" Kain.

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