• Short Summary

    Men of the Gloucestershire Regiment return home after serving in Korea.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gloucesters Home For Xmas".

    Southampton, Hampshire. Men of the Gloucestershire Regiment return home after serving in Korea.

    LV Troopship 'Empire Fowey' Arriving. SV People waving from quayside CU Banner 'Welcome home boys'. SV Pan crowded docks of Empire Fowey. CU People waving from portholes. SV Women on quayside waving back. SV Pan, troops waving from troopship. CU CO Colonel Digby Grist greeting wife and child. CU Digby Grist, of the 1st Battalion - The Gloucestershire Regiment. SV Crowd. SV Digby Grist saying:- 'I'm very happy to be home for Christmas'. SV Talking about prisoners. MV Gloucester survivors of the stand at Imjin in Korea lead by Captain Mike Harvey coming down gangplank. SV People waving from quayside. CU Another soldier greeting woman. SV Mike Harvey with wife and son. CU Mike Harvey's medal ribbons, pan to wife pan to Mike Harvey and son. SV Officer being interviewed by pressmen. SV Group of Gloucesters. CU Reverse badge of Gloucesters. CU shoulder tab Gloucesters. MV Group of Gloucesters. SV More troops coming ashore. CU Soldier holding mistletoe kissing girl.

    (Orig. Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1485.17
    Media URN:
    48486
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:37:00 / 01:36:02:00
    Canister:
    51/103

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