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    Osborne, Isle of Wight

    THE OPENING OF No.2. TOWING TANK

    LS. V.I.P's watching (2 shots). LS. Dr.Gawn christens the tank with water donated from the first tank (Froude Tank). LS. V.I.P's applauding. LS. Viscount Cilcennin (first Lord of the Admiralty) presses button and a model is towed past. MS. Viscount Cilcennin pressing button. CU. Dr.Gawn empties bottle into tank. CU. V.I.P. CU. Sir John Carroll. CU. Button being pressed. CU. Water in tank. CU. Instrument panel. C.U's. Worker at instrument panel. LS. Model is towed by, and descends into water. LS. Model towards camera. C.U's. V.I.P's watching. LS. Model towards camera. LS. Spectators watching as model goes by. Various shots, models in water. Various shots, model away from camera. LS. V.I.P's around instrument panel. Various shots, of model aeroplane in tank and of operator retrieving same. MS.CU. Wave maker. MS.CU. Men with model aircraft.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    82483
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2824.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:32:00 / 01:41:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2848 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 2848 E
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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