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  • Short Summary

    Nicely shot material of HMS Renown being prepared for Prince of Wales journey to Antipodes.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Prince's Battleship Home - putting the finishing touches on H.M.S. "Renown" in which H.R.H. will make his 7 months tour to the Antipodes."

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots ratings cleaning equipment on the deck of the "H.M.S. Renown" which will carry the Prince of Wales to the Antipodes. CU Two ratings splicing rope. CU Rating painting the ship's rails. GV From the bridge, of the forward guns and bow. Panning shot, the main forward guns of the "Renown".

    Nicely shot footage. Quite long shots for the newsreels of the period.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    206.31
    Media URN:
    21426
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:57:00 / 01:46:20:00
    Canister:
    G 648

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