Title: "King's Gold Medal for gallantry at Sea presented by Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister to Capt. Fried and Lifeboat Crew of 'President Roosevelt'."
Exterior. Point of view shot from a ship coming into a dock, the quayside is crowded with people and decorated with flags and a large sign reading - 'BRAVO!'. M/S of the deck and the top of the gangplank, a line of saluting sailors greet a procession of smartly dressed men and women as they come aboard the ship, they all shake hands with the captain who stands in the foreground with his back to the camera. M/S of the captain introducing one of the gentlemen to a line of the ship's crew.
Interior. M/S of a group of men sitting around the captain's dining table, more men stand in the background. C/U of one of the men standing at the table giving a speech - Sir Philip? C/U, in profile, Sir Philip, the men in the background are applauding. M/S of Sir Philip presenting a wooden chest to the captain. Various shots of Sir Philip presenting medals to the captain and lifeboat crew. Panning shot along a row of officers and crew all wearing their medals for gallantry.
Note: please see records for KING'S GOLD MEDAL (long version) and HEROES ALL in G 1265 and ATLANTIC HEROES HOME AGAIN in G 1272 as these items also features the crew of the Roosevelt.
Cuts exist - please see separate records.
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