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  • Short Summary

    The young naval cadets on the Arethusa go home for Christmas.

  • Description

    No title - paperwork reads - Off for Christmas leave. And everyone wishes the Arethusa boys a happy time with the old folks at home.

    M/S of the boys lined up on the deck with their bags, the captain comes down the line and inspects them, he touches their faces. Another officer hands them a piece of paper. M/S of the boys in the boat as it sails towards the shore. M/S as they leave the ship and get on the boat. M/S of them rowing in the boat and waving at the camera. M/S of them on the Arethusa, they all wave their bits of paper whilst giving three cheers, various shots of this. There is a brief shot as they go down the steps to leave the ship.

    Note: a yellow tinted version exists, this item appears to made up of cuts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:23:00 / 01:28:02:00
    G 1251

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