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  • Short Summary

    45 families leave Southampton on the "Caronia" to start a new life in Canada under British Legion Emigration scheme.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Keep the Empire British. 45 families, totalling nearly 200 souls, leave the old country under the British Legion Emigration scheme for Canada in the Cunard Liner "Caronia". Southampton, Hampshire.

    M/S as the families board the ship, there are people of all ages. M/S's of a woman greeting them and handing out sprigs of heather (?) L/S of them assembled on deck, some wave Union Jacks. They all wave as the "Caronia" sets off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    786.09
    Media URN:
    35747
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:08:00 / 01:13:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1598

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