• Short Summary

    Footage of numerous people involved in the film industry aboard the HMS 'Ark Royal'.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "DUKE OF KENT AND THE FILMS"

    L/S's of numerous dignitaries, including leading members of the British Film Industry, gathering on board the aircraft carrier HMS 'Ark Royal'. M/S's of Lord Stanhope the First Lord of the Admiralty giving a speech in he announcers that a pre-recorded speech of the Duke of Kent (Prince George) is about to be shown. M/S's of the Duke giving speech in which he thanks the guests (many are from large American distribution companies) for supporting the British Film Industry. The speech is inter-cut with the guests watching the film.

    Cataloguer's note: The event was planned to announce the launch of the Royal Naval Film Corporation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    993.26
    Media URN:
    49941
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:09:00 / 01:36:22:00
    Canister:
    39/28

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