• Short Summary

    The Royal Naval Singers perform the sea shanty 'Johnny Comes Down to Hilo'.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Now Pathetone has pleasure in presenting - The ROYAL NAVAL SINGERS - One of the features of the Portsmouth Navy Week. These serving Naval Ratings are keeping alive the traditions of singing the old-time Sea Shanties".

    Location of events unknown - London, Pathe Studio?

    Various shots of a group of men in old-fashioned sailor costumes of striped jerseys and bandanas on their heads, singing an old sea shanty, 'Johnny Comes Down to Hilo'. The Royal Naval Singers stand and sit around on a set of an old ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1118.01
    Media URN:
    38943
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:02:10:00
    Canister:
    PT 274

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