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  • His Last Voyage (1936)

    🎬British Pathé – The coffin of Commodore Sir Edgar Britten is carried aboard the tug "Calshot" to be taken and buried at sea. The Needles, Isle of Wight. Item title reads - His last voyage. Commodore Sir Edgar Britten (Captain of the "Queen Mary") buried at sea. The Needles, Isle of Wight. L/S as the camera pans across the tug "Calshot". M/S as Commodore Sir Edgar Britten's coffin is carried aboard the tug, ensigns are flown at half mast as it is lifted up in a harness then lowered onto a platform. M/S of officers watching. M/S of the coffin. M/S as crew and family come onboard, M/S as they stand on deck with the coffin. M/S's as the tug sails away into the mist
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  • In Aid Of Charity (1930)

    🎬British Pathé – Amy Johnson opens a hospital fete in Bournemouth. Full title reads: "In Aid of Charity. Miss Amy Johnson, CBE & Miss Majorie Foster receive civic reception and open Bournemouth Hospital Fete." Bournemouth, Dorset. Famous aviator Amy Johnson brings her biplane 'Jason' in to land at Bournemouth. Shots of a cavalcade carrying Miss Johnson and Miss Foster past large cheering crowds. Amy John makes a speech from a stage. She thanks the people for their welcome. Pan across crowd. She opens the Hospital Charity fete. The guests are given three cheers.
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  • Film Chiefs In Conference (1951)

    🎬British Pathé – CEA hold conference in Bournemouth, whilst stars attend premiere of 'Happy Go Lovely'. Item title reads - Film Chief in Conference. Bournemouth, Dorset. M/S Bournemouth, pan to sea. M/S Town Hall. M/S conference. C/U Mr Speakman. C/U Harry Mears. M/S CEA conference. M/S crowd outside Westover Cinema for world premiere of 'Happy Go Lovely'. M/S women programme sellers entering theatre. Various shots crowds in foyer. M/S as Sir Philip Warter greets Councillor and Mrs Mears. M/S Patricia Dainton and Kieron Moore being greeted by Sir Philip Warter and others. C/U Pat shaking hands with Mrs Mears. M/S Joan Dowling talking into microphone outside cinema. M/S Philip Warter and others greeting mayor and mayoress of Bournemouth. M/S mayor and mayoress being greeted by Mears and his wife. M/S crowd in foyer. C/U George Robey shaking hands with Sir Philip Warter and Mr David Goodlatte. M/S crowd. M/S George walking away from executives.
    800 Views
  • Miniature Railway (1936)

    🎬British Pathé – A small scale railway carries passengers around the grounds of a large house. Shots of a steam engine starting off along the track. It looks real but as the shot widens we see that it is a scale model and is being driven by a young child sitting in the cab. The miniature railway was started by the brothers Holder in the 1890s. Various shots around the mini railway - there are several engines, engine sheds. lots of track etc. The carriages are big enough to carry adults. Shots of two men in a workshop doing repairs to the wheels of a train. Various shots of the trains on their 10 1/4 inch gauge tracks. We see a young Miss Mary Cook feeding coal to the boiler before she drives the train off along the tracks from the engine shed. Various nice shots from on board the train as it travels around the extensive grounds of the house
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