• Short Summary

    Veterans of the Dunkirk rescue return to the beaches to meet the people of that town.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dunkirk 1940-50".

    Margate, Kent & Dunkirk, France.

    LV Towards Mayor of Margate, GB Hosking accompanied by the Mayoress carrying casket aboard the Royal Daffodil. SV Towards veterans walking aboard. SV man in wheelchair being carried aboard pan up to CU of man. SV Red Ensign flying at mast. GV From boat Daffodil leaving Margate pier Crowd waving. GV From boat Margate pier as Daffodil pulls out pan to people on board. CU Captain Johnson and his Chief Officer present Captain of the Daffodil CU Johnson. GV Royal Daffodil sailing into Dunkirk. CU Three veterans looking across the harbour. CU Medals on veteran's chest pan up to veteran. GV From Daffodil of Dunkirk harbour. CU Veteran looking through Binoculars.

    Library - LV Gun burst around aircraft. SV Destroyer going into Dunkirk beaches. GV Smoking beaches. Wrecked ship and naval craft in foreground. LV Aircraft. GV Men wearing towards ship. Superstructure and gun in foreground. SV Men being hauled aboard. SV Towards men on deck. SV The 'Clyde' on way back to Margate.

    GV Elevated Dunkirk town. SV Bows of Royal Daffodil showing name as it pulls alongside quay. SV Mayor of Dunkirk Gustave Robelot and other dignitaries SV Towards Mayor and Mayoress and official carrying casket walking down gangplank Pan. GV Pan crowds lining deck of Daffodil. SV Mayor of Margate, accompanied by Mayoress and Mayor of Dunkirk, holding casket. Mayor of Margate offers his casket. CU Exchange of caskets. SV Photographers. CU French soldier placing hat on English veteran's head. SV English and French officers talking MV Elevated Mayor and Mayoress walking up gangplank of Daffodil. SV Signal flags flying. CU Wreath on rail of Daffodil. SV Mayor and Mayoress throws wreath overboard pan to wreath. Pan Beaches. Back view man in wheelchair looking over rail at beaches.
    (Orig. Neg. & F.G.) (Orig. J.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:18:00 / 01:14:30:00

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