• Short Summary

    The Mayor of Southampton bids welcome to the new American ambassador Andrew Mellon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. Welcome to Britain! 77 year-old Mr Andrew W. Mellon - the newly appointed US Ambassador, & one of the greatest of Americans - arrives in White Star Liner 'Majestic'."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Mayor and other Southampton dignitaries in room with United States Ambassador Mellon. The Mayor bids him welcome, while the new Ambassador coughs quite loudly. The Mayor talks about the ties that bind Britain and America.

    C/U Mayor speaking.

    C/U Mr Mellon replying. He thanks the Mayor for his welcome (it sounds from Mellon's reply as if they are still on board the boat.)

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    669.07
    Media URN:
    4908
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:59:00 / 01:11:15:00
    Canister:
    32/29

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