• Short Summary

    The British evacuation of Port Said is under way.

  • Description

    Port Said, Egypt.

    SV. Troops going aboard landing craft. SV. Back view, troops carrying kit bags walking onboard landing craft. TV. Troops walking along quayside with kit bags towards craft. TV. Landing craft with troops walking on to it. SV. Pan, Smiling troops looking up to camera on boat. SV. More of the troops coming aboard. SV. Troops standing still and dropping kit bags after coming aboard. CU. Sergeant in the Royal Fusiliers. LV. Boat load moving away from quayside, in the background are more troops walking towards another landing craft. SV. Group of United Nations troops on shore looking on. GV. Landing craft approaches the Dilwara. SV. Pan, side of ship showing name Dilwara. SV. The boat load of troops comes alongside. AS. Pan down troops already on deck, looking down at other troops arriving, pan down as more troops go up gangplank, GV. Troops already on deck looking down at other troops arriving, pan down as more troops go up gangplank. GV. Troops coming off landing craft and up gangplank. SV. Troops going up gangplank. SV. Troops going up gangplank. SV. Mass of soldiers waiting their turn as they stand in the landing craft. SV. Towards, soldiers coming along edge of landing craft before turning into gangplank of last ship. AS. Back view, troops going up gangway. LV. Pan, another landing craft tearing through the water loaded with troops making way to the big ship. SV. Troops getting out of landing craft up towards the gang plank of the Dilwara. SV. Troops coming off landing craft up towards gang plank. SV. Pan, troops on landing craft with kit bags on shoulders waiting their turn. LV. Large amount of troops smiling as they wait their turn to come home. SV. Large group including officers smiling at camera as they wait their turn to go aboard, pan across them.

    (Rota Lav.) (Orig.H.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:57:00 / 01:40:13:00

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