• Short Summary

    Portsmouth sea scouts dig up ancient cannons to sell for Baden-Powell Memorial Fund.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PORTSMOUTH - SCOUTS DIG UP CANNON BALLS"

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    CU of different sized cannon balls ranging from 68 lb to 3 lb that were dug up from the ground by scouts. Two sea scouts wheeling barrow full of cannon balls which they add to a pile of others. They are selling them to raise money for the Baden-Powell Memorial Fund.

    Shot of cannon on deck of HMS Victory with balls on the right and left.

    Commander Cobham is seen on a muddy shore with scouts, digging up cannons from the ground. Several shots of them digging up the balls and washing them in the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1567.04
    Media URN:
    58722
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:30:00 / 01:10:57:00
    Canister:
    59/7

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