• Short Summary

    The Oscar II, known as the Ford Peace Ship, experiences rough waves and Joseph Fels (wealthy American businessman) presents a peace flag to Henry Ford (American Auto Maker)

  • Description

    SLATE INFO: Kirkwall, England - First pictures from the Ford Peace Ship

    SCOTLAND: Orkney Islands: Kirkwall:
    EXT

    KIRKWALL, SCOTLAND


    TITLE: THE OSCAR II EXPERIENCED A ROUGH PASSAGE IN MORE ??? THAN ONE

    (10ft)


    GTV. Foredeck of Oscar II

    (83ft)


    TITLE: MRS. JOSEPH FELS PRESENTS A PEACE FLAG TO MR.FORD

    (88ft)


    MTV. Mrs. Fels presenting flag to Mr. Ford - other dignitaries help them unfold the flag

    (127ft)


    GV. The flag, a dark star on a light ground, is hoisted.

    (141ft)


    CU. Flag

    (154ft)


    TITLE: JAKE GREENBERG - THE WESTERN UNION MESSENGER BOY WHO STOWED AWAY, WAS PUT TO WORK POLISHING BRASS

    (163ft)


    MV. Jake Greenberg, polishing deck rails.

    (191ft)


    CU. Greenberg

    (201ft)


    TITLE: NOW FAMOUS LEAP FROG GAME PLAYED BY DR. AKED & DR. JONES

    (207ft)


    MV. Game of leap frog being played on deck by Dr. Aked & Dr. Jones

    (216ft)


    TITLE: DR. AKED

    (218ft)


    CU. Dr. Aked

    (231ft)


    TITLE: DR. JENKIN LLOYD JONES (American Journalist) OF CHICAGO

    (235ft)


    BCU. Dr. Jones

    (246ft)


    TITLE: MR. HENRY FORD LEFT THE PARTY & RETURNED TO AMERICA

    (251ft)


    CU. Mr. Ford

    (268ft)


    TITLE: MR. LOUIS P. LOCHNER (American Journalist), WHOM MR. FORD LEFT IN CHARGE OF THE PARTY

    (273ft)


    CU. Louis P. Lochner

    (290ft)


    TITLE: ALL IS PEACE

    (292ft)


    MV. Lifeboat strapped to deck of Oscar II, motion of ship through the waves apparent

    (314ft)

    WWI, World War I, First World War, Henry Ford, peace
    Background: The Oscar II, known as the Ford Peace Ship, experiences rough waves and Joseph Fels (wealthy American businessman) presents a peace flag to Henry Ford (American Auto Maker)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA10MW3F0VXGMY90E2B2YJETJ2V
    Media URN:
    VLVA10MW3F0VXGMY90E2B2YJETJ2V
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1916
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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