Biographical feature film about the life and times of Horatio Nelson. Stars Cedric Hardwicke.
Feature film released in 1926 - a biography of Horatio Nelson. For full details see reel 1.
Tinted print. No negs exist. Some elements held by the National Film and Television Archive.
Biographical drama featuring scenes from Horatio Nelson's life and career.
This reel includes material covering Napoleon's landing in Egypt. The Battle of the Nile - Nelson and his Captains discuss plans, scenes of the naval battle, Admiral Nelson is wounded, the French flag ship the Orient in flames. A letter from his wife. Nelson's return to Naples and reunion with Emma, Lady Hamilton and the continuation of their relationship. His return to England for a hero's welcome. Lady Nelson waits at home for his return. Nelson is sent to break Napoleon's blockade of British shipping. The Battle of Copenhagen. His refusal to obey the order to retreat and his subsequent victory. His return home and time with his family. Orders come following the move to sea by the French and Spanish fleets, Napoleon is planning to invade. His wife, Emma, tells him he must go back to war. He bids farewell to his family. He sets sail for the Battle of Trafalgar.
See other reels - Reel 1 and 2 are on PM1877. Reel 4 is on PM1881.
Note: Print is in fairly good condition throughout but there is some evidence of nitrate decomposition - mostly the blue tinted sections. Print in four reels but may have originally been 8 reels and spliced together into four.