• Short Summary

    King George VI pays a visit to American navy vessel in Portsmouth Harbour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portsmouth - King's Flag Flies In US Cruiser".

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.29
    Media URN:
    45954
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:35:00 / 01:40:51:00
    Canister:
    49/91

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