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  • Short Summary

    H.M.S. Renown is spruced up ready for a royal tour.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " The Royal Tour - HMS Renown is a 'picture ship' in her coat of silver paint - in readiness for tour of Duke and Duchess of York."

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

    Various shots of the ship, its guns and turrets, sailors or men at work cleaning the decks, with a line of men scrubbing the deck on their hands and knees. Low angle shot of the funnel, pan to men painting. Dark smoke billows from the funnel. The men are still scrubbing the deck, rear view, this time. M/S large emblem of Duke of York painted on part of the ship.

    Note: mammoth cleaning job for the deck scrubbers!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    664.18
    Media URN:
    26625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:17:00 / 01:28:10:00
    Canister:
    G 1360

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