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  • Short Summary

    Shots of variety of people including Girl Guides on board line bound for Africa.

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    Girl Guides trip to Africa. Location of events unknown. 1924?

    Inside deck of ship; captain welcomes man in robe; followed by large group of other people coming aboard. They all walk toward camera. Next; a few shots of girl guides on ship.(Shots are in reverse order to their chronology.) Girl guide leader ties life jacket one of the girls is wearing; others all have jackets as well. Next; girl guides watch as captain puts a life jacket on one of them; she turns around to face her friends; who all laugh. Then (before jackets) all cheering; laughing; waving hats.

    Shot of large ocean liner. More shots of group of men & ladies; also 1 young boy; walking on deck; being given a tour of the ship? groups posing together. J.H. (James Henry) Thomas and family; on way to Africa. John henry Thomas; English labour leader; former blue collar worker who turned politician; this trip probably while he was secretary of state for colonies.) Teenagers; youth organisations; boats and ships;safety;travel; politics; Great Britain.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:32:00 / 01:41:21:00
    ON 294 E

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