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  • Short Summary

    Polish navy invites British sailors to visit Gdynia. Poland.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    British sailors in Gdynia at invitation of Polish navy. Poland.

    Various shots destroyer at sea. CU's Polish Naval Guard of Honour. Various shots of destroyers 'Roebuck', 'Venus' and 'Vigilant'. Various CU's military band. Various shots of British sailors standing to attention. Various shots of Mr Evans going on board British ship. LS Naval officers saluting. Various shots of Commander Jan Wisniewski arriving and being greeted on board British ship. LS three ships side by side.

    LS Naval officers and sailors walking through cemetery. Various shots Naval officers saluting. MS sailors standing to attention. MS Naval officers saluting. CU sailors. MS's tomb of defenders of Wester Platte. LS sailors walking through cemetery past graves. LS sailors standing to attention behind graves and presenting Arms. CU Naval officer. Various shots of British officers and Polish walking past graves, British officer lays wreath. Various CU's British officer and Polish officer saluting. Various shots graves in cemetery. CU's tombstones bearing RAF signs.

    MS crowd of British sailors walking through streets of Gdansk. Low angle shot looking up clock tower. Back view of sailors looking at Palace like buildings. Two CU's British sailors looking up at building. MS building and clock tower. CU statue, building in background. MS building, statues on roof. LS statue in grounds. Various shots sailors looking up.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:22:00 / 01:56:51:00
    UN 3019 D

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