• Short Summary

    HMS King George V returns from Pacific, sailors are reunited with their loved ones.

  • Description

    Title reads: "KGV Returns".

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots of the 35000 ton battleship HMS "King George" V" returning after war service in Pacific. Good shots of men hanging out of the portholes and over the rails. Intercut with great shots of women and children cheering on quayside. Crowds struggling to get aboard, ship's officers help some of the families up the gangplank. Various C/Us of sailors being reunited with wives, mothers and kids. Jubilant atmosphere.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1376.10
    Media URN:
    45038
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:25:00 / 01:17:42:00
    Canister:
    46/19

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