• Short Summary

    Aircraft carrier 'Formidable' returns to Portsmouth after active service. Hampshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - 'Formidable' comes home.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots as aircraft carrier 'Formidable' sails into Portsmouth harbour. Various shots of crowds on the quayside waving. C/U of the funnels of the ship with siren blowing, pan down it. Various shots crew onboard. L/S pennant flying. L/S crowds waving. M/S as crowds walk up gangplank. M/S sailor kissing wife and mother. M/S of another holding baby. M/S family. M/S Captain Anthony Kimmins walking down gangplank. M/S of him in front of microphone where he makes a speech about the ship and crew, and remembers those left behind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1504.30
    Media URN:
    49022
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:07:00 / 01:40:22:00
    Canister:
    46/12

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