• Short Summary

    Retired Navy officers makes model of Nelson's ship 'Victory' from matchsticks.

  • Description

    Part of the PEACE AND WAR issue.

    Guston, Kent.

    Matchstick ships. C/U of man smoking pipe in his garden - he is Mr Warrington a retired petty officer of the Royal Navy. Various shots of Mr Warrington making a complex model of Nelson's ship 'Victory' made from matchsticks. C/U of little girl, she is Mr W's granddaughter and she helps him with his hobby.

    Note: old record also mentions "Wooden Wall" famous Man O' War.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1280.15
    Media URN:
    42749
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:55:00 / 01:27:52:00
    Canister:
    NSP 186

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