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    Full titles read: '"The Boys in Blue" - "Flagwagging"'. (new title) 'Almost as important as the teeth of a Battleship (guns) are the ears and eyes (Signallers). Here are some of "the boys in blue", training at Portsmouth - ".

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    L/S of numerous Naval and Royal Marine ratings standing on a parade ground, using semaphore and morse flags. Flags are raised and lowered on flagpoles; a man off-camera explains what they mean. M/S of ratings waving flags about furiously; the commentator gives more details. L/S of ratings being taught signals by marching about in pairs and obeying the signal orders given by flags rising up and down the poles behind them.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    36923
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1030.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:58:00 / 01:07:11:00
    Canister:
    PT 057
    Sort Number:
    PT 057
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Hampshire - Portsmouth GetGo
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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