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  • Short Summary

    Men board ships to participate in action in the Far East.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Royal marines embark for China. Farewell scenes at Portsmouth. "

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Crowds of men wave their pith helmets. There are various shots of them marching along the dockside, and up the gang plank of a ship, many wearing white pith helmets. They carry kit bags. There are officers saying good-bye to members of their families. One man holds a baby. The crowds on the dock wave to the mass of troops on the ship as it moves off and away down the harbour.

    Intertitle reads: " Bon voyage and good luck!"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    668.04
    Media URN:
    26574
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:58:00 / 01:06:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1367

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