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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the ferry boat the 'Royal Sovereign'.

  • Description

    Margate boat - 'Royal Sovereign'. London.

    Boats and ships. Commercial passenger boat on River Thames in London; on way to (or from) beach at Margate. Like a ferry but going down river instead of across. Title frame: 'Royal Sovereign' resumes sailing's; a sure sign that we are returning to pre-war conditions. Shot of long flat boat w/ many passengers -- holiday-makers on deck; moving away on river;many other boats also on river. Tower Bridge in bg. Closer shot of boat swinging round alongside pier and moving past on rt. Recreation. World war one; aftermath.

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    Film ID:
    2336.09
    Media URN:
    75043
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:35:00 / 01:09:02:00
    Canister:
    ON 206 L

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