• Short Summary

    Lord Gort is presented with sword of honour in recognition of his role during siege of Malta.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sword of honour for Lord Gort.

    Malta.

    Various shots of Lord John Standish Gort in an open top car which is being towed by villagers through the streets of Zebbug to ceremony held in appreciation of Lord Gort's role during the siege of Malta. L/S sign "Gort of Malta". M/S as Gort walks along and waves. M/S of the sword of honour. Various shots of the ceremony in the square where he is presented with the sword. He makes a speech after receiving it. Children wave and people cheer as he walks through and salutes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1356.02
    Media URN:
    44616
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:08:00 / 01:04:11:00
    Canister:
    44/30

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