American Naval Officers 1920

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    Chatham, Kent.

    Intertitle: "AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICERS beat R.N. Officers at Baseball. Admiral Sir D. Sturdee was an interested spectator".

    M/S of the captain of the American team tossing a coin, he is watched by Admiral S. M/S of a member of the Navy team pitching a ball, in the background are buildings - look like a school - and a small crowd of spectators. M/S of a member of the R.N. team swinging and missing, in the background is a row of sailors and the score board (no score as yet!). High angled L/S of the game in progress. Various shots of members of the English team hitting ( or missing) the ball and running. M/S of the sailors and Naval officers watching the game. C/U of three high ranking officers and a lady trying to squeeze past the crowd to get a good view - one of them could be Admiral Sturdee.

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    Cataloguer:
    Amelia
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    21953
    Sort Number:
    G 0712
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:53:00 / 01:23:48:00
    Canister:
    G 712
    Film ID:
    220.26
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1920
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