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Other titles:PICTORIAL NEWS (OFFICIAL) 347-1 (Spanish version, fragment) [Alternative Title]
Summary: I. Spanish language version of a newsreel item on US Ambassador W H Page's delegation visiting Liverpool and London, April 1918.
II. Spanish language version of a newsreel item on King George V visiting an RAF base in England, April 1918.
III. Spanish language version of a newsreel item on the "Two Women of Pervyse" on the Western Front, 1918.
Description: Dr Page and his group come off a ship in Liverpool. They talk with women workers in the street outside a factory. In London, they pose outside the vehicle entrance to the Palace of Westminster.
The King inspects the base groundcrew drawn up on parade. He goes on to enter a hangar, making a point of handing over his matches as he does so. He looks inside the main cockpit of a Handley Page 0/400. Queen Mary can be seen with him, looking over the aircraft.
The captions say that the two ladies, Baroness T'Serclaes and Mairi Chisholm, were injured recently in a gas attack. They are shown leaving on their motorcycle combination to give assistance to a wounded man on a stretcher, then sitting together at a table, talking.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Page, Walter Hines (person)
George V, King (person)
Mary, Queen (person)
T'Serclaes, Elsie de (person)
Chisholm, Mairi Lambert Gooden (person)
Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: delegations, United States international - goodwill (object name)
delegations, British national - state (object name)
aircraft, British - combat: Handley Page 0/400 (object name)
medical, British military - emergency (object name)
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK (geography)
GB, England & London, WC <Houses of Parliament> (geography)
GB, England (geography)
Pervijze, West Flanders, Belgium (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 190 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a for production details
Summary: see IWM 162 for the item on the two women
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 693a, IWM 693b, IWM 693c and IWM 693e, the can is marked as IWM 693