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    Full title reads: "Navy Day. America's sea strength".

    United States of America (USA).

    L/S of battleships at sea. Aerial shot of college buildings on coast (Annapolis Naval Academy?). C/U of wrought iron gates with college insignia on. L/S of Naval cadets marching around college compound.

    L/S of dome on building. Various shots of memorial to 'John Paul Jones' in marble foyer of building. Various shots of Naval Cadets marching.

    M/S of man working at desk - could be Mr. Swanson, US Secretary of the Navy. C/U of door to Swanson's office. C/U of another man using a telephone. C/U of door to Chief of Naval Operation's office. M/S of high ranking US Navy officer passing orders to more junior officer. Various shots of battleship at sea - we see sailors loading and firing artillery guns.

    Various shots of aeroplane in flights, including C/U of pilot in cockpit. Aerial shots of fleet of battleships at sea. Various shots of signal flags being hoisted up mast. C/U of Navy bugler. Various shots of sailors rushing about on deck and up ladders. We see a torpedo being loaded. C/U of Navy officer. More shots torpedo / artillery being fired. L/S of explosion at sea. Various shots of aeroplane taking off from deck of aircraft carrier at sea. C/U of American flag.

    Note: sound track is missing.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:45:00 / 01:11:01:00
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    US Navy US Navy
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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