• Short Summary

    Ceremonies are held to honour Sir Francis Drake and Horatio Nelson.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nation Honours Sea Heroes".

    Intertitle reads: "The Navy of Today salutes the Navy of Yesterday at Ceremonies in honour of Drake and Nelson".

    Plymouth, Devon.

    CU Little boy looking through telescope held up by father. GV Drake island. CU Sailor looking out to sea. SV Back view two sailors saluting as ship passes. GV Plymouth Hoe. SV Drake's statue. Angle shot Sir Francis Drake's statue. CU Drake bowling-green sign. SV Sailor bowling. LV Mural in restaurant of Drake being warned of Armada. CU Drake receiving warning. LV Old Plymouth street. Angle shot old house. GV Plymouth Hoe. SV Sea lapping on steps pan up to GV Plymouth across water.
    GV Buckland Abbey. Nearer shot Buckland Abbey. CU Pan two cracks on wall. CU Towards Mayor escorting Lord Louis Mountbatten to opening ceremony. CU Key of Abbey in box. SV Mountbatten takes key from box which is held by Mayor, Alderman Randolph Baker. CU Pan Lady Nancy Astor. CU Mountbatten opening Abbey door. GV Interior room in Abbey. SV Figurehead SV Mountbatten, Mayor and others looking at relics. CU Drake's cap and cloak. CU Drakes drum. CU Sword and relics in case. CU Model of Golden Hind.

    Intertitle reads: "Portsmouth". Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    VS of HMS Victory. SV Admiral Sir AJ Power inspecting Guard of Honour. CU Boy from HMS Victory. CU Admiral Power talking to Dr HJ Aldous who gave statue of Nelson to the City. CU Guard of Honour. CU Dr Aldous. LV Admiral Power unveiling statue. SV Admiral pulling flag away. CU Statue of Horatio Nelson. SV Power saluting. LV Sailors marching to place wreaths. LV Sailors halting at statue. CU Nelson's prayer. SV Sailors placing wreaths. CU Statue. VS of HMS Victory. Montage of modern warships and sailors on board. Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:34:00 / 01:07:04:00

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