• Short Summary

    Lord and Lady Halifax cross Atlantic on HMS King George V & are met by presidential yacht.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Lord Halifax over there".

    Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of battleship 'HMS King George V' at sea. M/S of Lord and Lady Halifax walking deck of ship, looks very cold. L/S of President Franklin D Roosevelt's yacht, 'Potomac'. Various shots of Lord and Lady Halifax leaving battleship, sailors and officers stand to attention. High angled shot of Lord and Lady Halifax going into cabin of smaller boat, a Naval launch. L/S of launch mooring next to 'Potomac'. Night shot by light of flares of people on deck of boat (probably 'Potomac'). More shots of battleship sailing through choppy seas, including good shots of ship's guns firing.

    Note: also spelt 'Portomac'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1069.42
    Media URN:
    37806
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:46:00 / 01:55:01:00
    Canister:
    41/14

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