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  • Short Summary

    King Feisal of Iraq visits HMS Renown in port at Torquay.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Torquay. King Feisal - goes to sea on HMS Renown with the national flag of Iraq flying at the mast of all the ships of the Royal Navy in harbour for first time."

    Torquay, Devon.

    King Feisal of Iraq and his party get off train at Torquay railway station. They are greeted by the Mayor.

    The King walks down steps at the dockside and is helped into a small launch. The launch, named 'Seabreeze' carries the King to the war ship HMS Renown. The king comes on board and is saluted by various senior Naval officers.

    Various shots of the King of Iraq and his party being shown around the Renown.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    731.10
    Media URN:
    6597
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:26:00 / 01:14:20:00
    Canister:
    33/55

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