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Summary: Newsreel item on US Marines arriving back at League Island Navy Yard near Philadelphia from Vera Cruz in Mexico, early 1916.
Description: Marines come down the gangplank of the transport USS San Marcos onto the quay. Marine officers talk among themselves. The men unload stores from two other transports, USS City of Memphis and USS Denver.
Production Details: Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: United States Marine Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: operations, United States naval - movement: ship (object name)
ships, United States naval - transport: San Marcos (object name)
ships, United States naval - transport: City of Memphis (object name)
ships, United States naval - transport: Denver (object name)
League Island Navy Yard, Philadephia, Pennsylvania, United States of America (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 64 ft; Running time: 1 min
Notes: Production: see IWM 651a and IWM 1061-01 for production details
Technical: this fragment is currently held on one reel with IWM 1061-08a-f, the can is marked as IWM 1061-08