• Short Summary

    Soldiers from the Coldstream Guards board a liner at Liverpool docks - they are off to serve in Sudan.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Liverpool. Off To The Sudan. First Battalion Coldstream Guards leave in Anchor Liner 'Tuscania' for Khartoum."

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Large number of soldiers on dockside waiting to board troopship. Soldiers are passing rifles up human chain on gangplank.

    Soldiers from the Coldstream Guards Regiment walk up gangplank carrying kitbags slung over their shoulders. Camera follows one group of soldiers as they walk through gangway into the ship.

    Soldiers carrying the regimental colours (furled flags) up gangplank.

    Side view of the liner "Tuscania" as it moves away from dock. Soldiers line the decks and cheer.

    People wave from dockside. A band can be heard playing 'Auld Lang Syne'.

    The liner moves away from dock.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    667.12
    Media URN:
    4879
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:22:00 / 01:27:20:00
    Canister:
    32/25

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