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  • Short Summary

    150 children from Dr Barnardo's Homes board a ship for a new life in Australia.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Little "Empire Builders" - 150 girls and boys from Dr. Barnardo's Homes, leave for Australia."

    Tilbury, Essex.

    M/S shows a long line of children in coats and bobble hats walking along a gangplank to board a ship. M/S pan across a crowd of children on the deck of the ship as they cheer and wave handkerchiefs at us. M/S pan across a group of girls sitting on boxes on the deck, holding up their dolls for us to see; a white-haired, bearded man examines the doll of a little girl at the back of the group.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    724.20
    Media URN:
    34760
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:20:00 / 01:28:00:00
    Canister:
    G 1496

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