• Short Summary

    Earl Louis Mountbatten retires as Chief of Defence Staff. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Farewell to a Chief.

    Earl Louis Mountbatten retires from his post as Chief of Defence Staff. London.

    M/S mass bands marching towards camera. Various shots of Mountbatten coming out of Ministry and standing on steps. M/S Guard of Honour drawn up. C/U and M/S as Mountbatten walks to inspect the Guards, he salutes Commanding Officer. M/S as Mountbatten inspects Naval Guard. M/S as he walks on to inspect the Life Guards. M/S crowd watching. M/S Mountbatten inspecting Air Force Guard. M/S crowd. Various shots as Mountbatten walks over to chat with women on steps of Ministry. C/U Mountbatten. Various shots as Mountbatten shakes hands with man succeeding him, Sir Richard Hull.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1812.21
    Media URN:
    55524
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:07:00 / 01:37:05:00
    Canister:
    65/58

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