• Short Summary

    Royal Navy goodwill squadron visits Leningrad and British sailors tour the city.

  • Description

    Leningrad (Petrograd, St Petersburg), Russia, USSR.

    GTV. Deck of aircraft carrier HMS Triumph. A salute is fired. SCU. Pan with the Russian Admiral Baykov boarding the Triumph. SV. Sailors lining deck. SV. Baykov and others at salute. SV. Marines lined up on deck for inspection. GV. Admiral Baykov inspecting marines. SV. British ensign flying from superstructure. GV. Evening, crowds of Russians lining bank of the river Neva, pan to carrier Triumph. GV. Night, fleet lit on the river Neva. SV. Aircraft carrier lit up. GV. Day, crowds on bank with aircraft carrier Triumph in background. GV. Quayside crowded with Russians watching English sailors come ashore. CU. Russians laughing and waving. SV. British sailors, including Indian with turban, coming ashore. SV. Russian watching. SV. Figure on top of war memorial in Leningrad. SCU. Commander in Chief, Admiral Sir Michael Denny, laying wreath on base of memorial. SCU. Russians watching. CU. Admiral Denny saluting, pan to Russian Officers and back to Admiral Denny. GV. War memorial with wreath at base. GV. British sailors looking around in Leningrad. SCU. British sailors taking photographs of Russian boys. SV. Sailors playing with children in sea-saw. GV. Sailors looking at Peter the Great Summer Palace, & nearer shot. SCU. Sailors looking at palace. GV. From Palace looking down ornament lake and fountains. CU. British sailor sitting and laughing with old Russian man. SV. Gift shop interior with Marine buying a doll. CU. Marine as he takes doll from sales girl. SV. Two marines walking out of gift shop, one with doll and the other with balalaika. GV. Russians crowding around English sailors in the Ostrovsky Square. CU. British and Russian sailor laughing and smiling.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:17:00 / 01:48:10:00

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