• Short Summary

    Captain Lord Louis Mountbatten takes over command of the 'Illustrious'.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Lord Louis takes command.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots on the flight deck of the 'Illustrious', the British naval ensign flies and the crew stands to attention. Various good shots as their new Commander Captain Lord Louis Mountbatten inspects the men and chats to a few. L/S as the men gather together. C/U of Mountbatten making a speech about what a great thrill it is to take over the ship which has a fine fighting record, and how he is looking forward to getting into the war again. L/S of the crew. Various shots of some of the men holding the ship's cat and two kittens.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1129.07
    Media URN:
    39279
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:09:00 / 01:14:43:00
    Canister:
    41/73

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