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  • Short Summary

    A rousing welcome in Montevideo for British sailors after the Graf Spee encounter.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Conquerors of the Graf Spee". - contains some extra shots.

    Montevideo, Uruguay

    VS British Cruiser HMS Ajax arriving in Montevideo harbour after the 'Admiral Graf Spee' encounter.

    VS Thousands in streets of Montevideo welcoming the heroes.

    MS. Rear Admiral Sir Henry Harwood waves from the deck of the Ajax and British Minister Mr Millington Drake starts to introduce Uruguayan Ministers.

    VS Travel shots of crowds lining streets for parade.

    MS Sailors enjoying a drink and some food while sitting outside.

    MS Members of the Ajax crew pose for camera.

    Various extra shots of warship in action.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1033.10
    Media URN:
    20212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:13:00 / 01:10:06:00
    Canister:
    40/5

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