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    Shots of the Royal Naval College at Greenwich. Wrens at work and the beautiful decorations.

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    Unused / unissued material -

    Greenwich, London.

    Shots of female naval cadets Wrens (WRNS - Women's Royal Naval Service) parading at the Royal Naval College. MS of Royal Marines NCO watching them and giving orders. More shots of the women doing drill. Tilt from dome of College to Wren. More drill practice. Good high angle shots of Wrens marching on square at college. MS of two Wrens officers. VS of the beautifully painted ceiling of Royal Naval College. Shots of the wonderful decoration. Various shot of Parts of the College framed by window panes. LS of staircase. VS of model ships. VS of George V's barge. VS of clothing and personal effects belonging to Admiral Nelson. Various pictures and statues of Nelson and other naval figures. More interior shots of the building. Guests are shown around by a guide. More shots of ceiling and walls. Shots of grounds of college and parkland. LS of College from the other side of the River Thames.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:14:00 / 01:36:10:00
    UN 4649 B

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  1. Ann Saunders says

    This film of the officer cadets (OTC 2/73) marching was actually taken in June 1973. The two WRNS Officers watching were Chief Officer Kay Morgan and Second Officer Robyn Maskell (daughter of late Dan Maskell). Colour Sergeant Taylor RM was the instructor. I was one of the cadets marching!
    Ann Saunders nee Priestley

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