• Short Summary

    Major Morris makes a short speech on his retirement as Chief of London's Fire Brigade.

  • Description

    Lambeth, London.

    Panning shot across some of the men of the Lambeth / London Fire Brigade. Major Morris, their Chief, is about to retire. He is holding his pet dog and makes a short speech to camera, saying he is looking forward to a rest after 30 years service before starting some different work. He wishes his successor, Commander Firebrace, good luck. Commander Firebrace, standing beside Morris, says he and his brigade will be keeping the home fires from burning.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    965.05
    Media URN:
    17157
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:14:00 / 01:03:52:00
    Canister:
    38/37

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Major Morris" is Major Cyril Morris.

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  2. jamied says

    "Commander Firebrace" is Aylmer Firebrace.

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