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  • Short Summary

    Troops set off for China from Southampton.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "More troops for China. 2nd Batt. Scots Guards and 1st Northants set forth for Shanghai. 'Shanghai!...Shanghai!' "

    Southampton, Hampshire

    M/S soldiers and officers, and soldiers in pith helmets with kitbags, lining up to board ship via a gangplank. Some carry flags and rifles, and soldiers pass rifles along line up the gangplank. The soldiers wave from the ship, some stand in lifeboats, C/U singing -one holds a glove puppet. A vast crowd of soldiers on deck wave to the crowd on the dockside as the ship moves away from dock and sails off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    676.25
    Media URN:
    32869
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:49:00 / 01:40:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1389

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