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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the new training ship Warspite at Greenhithe.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The "Lion's Cubs". Prince of Wales inaugurates new training ship "Warspite." Greenhithe.

    M/S of naval cadets doing exercises on deck, they put their arms behind their heads and bend to each side. M/S of boys having a boxing match on deck, people watch from behind. The cadets stand on the rigging at each side of the mast and wave their hats. Various shots of the Warspite, the camera pans across the sea to the boat containing the Prince of Wales. It passes by and pulls up alongside the Warspite, L/S as the Prince boards. Various shots of the Warspite.

    Note: we do not really see the Prince of Wales, there is a shot taken from a long way away but he is not really visible.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    312.09
    Media URN:
    23897
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:15:00 / 01:12:04:00
    Canister:
    G 1001

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