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  • Short Summary

    Sir Samuel Hoare presents medals to heroes of the R.33 airship in Fulham, Norfolk.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Heroes of the R.33 receive awards from Sir Samuel Hoare, Secretary for the Air. Pulham, Norfolk.

    M/S as one of the men walks up to Sir Samuel and receives his award. C/U of Sir Samuel presenting the medals and shaking hands. M/S as the camera pans across the men who have been honoured. Sir Samuel sits in the middle with a lady and young boy, possibly his wife and son. C/U of Sir Samuel next to a man in uniform with medals on his chest.

    Intertitle - 'and the R.33 will be ready for flight again soon!'

    L/S of the airship's frame, men stand below it and the camera pans up to it.

    M/S as Sir Samuel hands out medals to the airmen. C/U of his face as he chats and smiles. The airmen give him three cheers and he walks across to talk to someone. C/U as the camera pans across to Sir Samuel and the little boy and lady, she chats to one of the airmen. L/S of them all lined up as he shakes hands and inspects them. Various shots of the airmen. Sir Samuel chats to one of the heroes and pins his medal on. Various shots as he shakes hands with the airmen and presents them with their medals.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:54:27 to the end of the item.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    400.26
    Media URN:
    25233
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:05:00 / 01:57:43:00
    Canister:
    G 1196

Comments (1)

  1. whatisart says

    That should read "Pulham, Norfolk" not "Fulham, London".

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