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  • Short Summary

    Sailors in Portsmouth set off on their journey home for Christmas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portsmouth. 'East, West, Home's best' - says happy Jack 'homeward bound' for festive season."

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Pan along side of British Royal Navy vessel in port.

    Sailors are seen coming down gang planks. The sailors form up on the dockside. The men are inspected by an officer. They march off and start jogging probably in order to get transport home.

    N.B. The sailors are leaving their ships for their Christmas holidays.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    737.25
    Media URN:
    6740
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:04:00 / 01:36:32:00
    Canister:
    30/54

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