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  • Short Summary

    Mr. Bridgeman, first Lord of Admiralty, visits Portland dockyard.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ready, aye, ready! Mr. W. Bridgeman first Lord of the Admiralty visits and inspects famous dockyard".

    Portland Harbour (Portland Bill, Isle of Portland), Dorset.

    M/S of group of men, some wearing Navy uniforms, walking down sea front promenade. They pause so Mr. Willam Clive Bridgeman (civilian suit) can shake hands with another group of uniformed men. M/S of Mr. B coming out of corrugated iron hut with entourage. M/S of Mr. B. chatting to officer as he walks past more huts perched on cliff top. M/S of Mr. B. and entourage inspecting a troop of men in uniform with white helmets (policemen? coast guards?).

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:55:13. Various shots Mr. B. walking around village, getting into car walking on promenade. Not very different from shots in edited part of item.

    Note: old records and issue sheet refer to Lord of Admiralty at Mr. C. Bridgeman. AH 2001.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:58:00 / 01:56:32:00
    G 1336

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