• Short Summary

    Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at work - Heroes of St Nazaire raid are honoured.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Corsham, Wiltshire.

    Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at work - build up to Royal Wedding.

    MS Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) salutes as petty officer reports that men are ready for inspection. MS He inspects the ranks of petty officers that are taking his course. NCU Head shot, side face of Philip calling an order. (Lip movement only). MS The men take off their caps to him. MS CU Good informal shots of Philip in the wardroom, chatting to companions between mouthfuls of food.

    St. Nazaire, France.

    Heroes of the blockship raid of 1942 are honoured as monument to the fallen is unveiled.

    MS Paul Ramadier, Premier of France, shaking hands with British heroes. MS Paul Ramadier decorating VC's Ryder, Lieutenant Colonel Newman and Lieutenant Commander Beattie, with the Croix de Guerre. Alfred Duff Cooper presents medals to Frenchmen on behalf of Britain. CU the Victoria Cross and the Croix de Guerre hanging from the chest of Col. Newman, panning to his face. CU the VC and the Croix de Guerre hanging from the chest of Ryder, panning to his face. MS of Commandos, who took part in the raid, wearing civilian clothes. LS the Commandos marching through the crowded street of St Nazaire. The three leaders carry laurel wreaths. MS a memorial, a needle of granite, is unveiled by Ramadier. MS Monsieur Ramadier and a French sailor laying wreaths on the memorial. CU inscription on monument. Cut in shots of people watching ceremony.

    Possibly connected with 47/63 - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:48:00 / 01:39:39:00
    UNSO Reel 010 F

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