• Short Summary

    Queen visits Wrens, tulip bulbs cultivated for US and South African nurses in Mogadishu.

  • Description

    Title reads: "News Brief".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) inspecting a parade of Wrens (aka WRNS - Women's Royal Naval Service) of the Nore Command. M/S of the Wrens marching past. C/U of Queen Elizabeth. M/S of the Wrens marching past. Spacing.

    Lincolnshire.

    Tulip bulbs are cultivated for the American market. Panning shot of a large tulip field . The plants are in bloom. Various shots of women cutting the blooms from the plants.

    Mogadishu, capital of Italian Somaliland (now part of Somalia).

    L/S of the harbour. L/S of ramshackle looking boat coming into harbour. Various shots of South African nurses coming ashore from a launch. The nurses get on board an army truck. High angle shot of a street in Mogadishu. L/S of the nurses in the street.

    Note: item is mute from 01:53:11.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1115.42
    Media URN:
    38867
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:08:00 / 01:53:18:00
    Canister:
    41/43

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