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  • Short Summary

    The Lord Mayor visits H.M.S. London. Gravesend.

  • Description

    Item title reads - London's own. The Lord Mayor and thousands of citizens take advantage of opportunity to visit H.M.S. London - our most modern cruiser! Gravesend, Kent.

    M/S as the Lord Mayor and his wife get onboard a launch, various shots as it sails across the river, M/S pan around the exterior of H.M.S. London, M/S as the Lord Mayor greets the captain and shakes hands. M/S low shot of guns. M/S of Lord Mayor and his wife stood together, C/U of the captain.

    Intertitle - 'officers and men had great reception from city workers.' M/S as a band marches along followed by sailors, crowds stand at the side and watch.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    782.26
    Media URN:
    35708
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:56:00 / 01:46:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1591

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This event took place on 16th March 1929. The Mayor seen in the footage is Lord Ebbisham, with the lady accompanying him being his wife Lady Ebbisham.

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