• Short Summary

    King George VI pays a visit to an American warship docked in Portsmouth.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    VS of American Warship Columbus firing salute.

    MV Elevated King's car arriving.

    CU American sailors on deck. MV Royal Standard flying from mast head.

    MV Elevated King George VI steps aboard American Naval Cruiser Columbus and salutes the Captain's party. SV Elevated King standing at salute.

    SV Elevated Rear Admiral Richard Conolly steps forward and greets King who then shakes hands with Mr Lewis Douglas. US Ambassador.

    LV Towards King accompanied by ship's Captain inspecting crew.

    SV Towards King with Captain inspecting crew. He steps as Captain points out Medal on sailor's chest.

    LV Towards King inspecting crew. LV From dock King walking between ranks of sailors.

    SV Towards King accompanied by Captain.

    LV of USS Columbus.

    Possibly connected with 49/91 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:00:00 / 01:49:15:00
    UNSO Reel 073 H

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