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  • Short Summary

    King honours Merchant Seamen.

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    King honours merchant seamen who risk blockade.

    Royalty; World War One; honours. King George V honours merchant seamen for bringing food and supplies through blockade on merchant ships & allowing trade to go on. Dark but cool shot looking down and panning around hall full of men in caps It looks like some sort of meeting; like a union hall type thing. As cam pans; there are also men in sailor uniform and some women; in white nurse's uniforms. People in a line stepping up to meet King. Shot of King speaking to some nurses.

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    Film ID:
    1874.29
    Media URN:
    72076
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:31:00 / 01:28:12:00
    Canister:
    ON 062 D

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