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    England Attack by German 'planes on Convoy.(3)

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    Dover, England
    Gen. view of convoy. Nearer shot of convoy. Semi view British Paramount Cameraman Gemmell with tin hat on with his camera. Gen. view showing bursts in sky round Nazi 'planes. Long view showing bombs dropping near ships of convoy. Long view of Nazi bombers diving, pan to bombs splashing near ships, pan to another bomb. Gen. view ship of convoy, bomb bursts right beside. Gen. view pan British Fighters going out. CU. pair of Fighters. Shot of sky showing exhaust from German bombers at great height. Long view bomb explodes on stern of ship, just missing it. Gen. view of Nazi 'planes diving, pan down to bomb splashing near ship. Shot of A.A. bursts in the sky. Gen. view of Nazi 'plane crashing on land. Long view of Nazi plane diving and bombing near destroyer. CU. convoy. Long view pan of Nazi bomber diving and attacking ship, pan shot showing 'Spitfires' around Nazi bomber. Pan shot showing 'plane crashing into bushes. Gen. view of wreckage of crashed 'plane in street. Semi view pan along wreckage. Semi view pan down showing part of propellor in hole in road. CU. of part of propellor in hole in road. Gen. view of tail of crashed Nazi bomber being hoisted on to lorry. Gen. view Army Officers inspecting wreckage in field. Semi view of nose of wrecked 'plane, pan along wreckage. Gen. view of aircraftsmen working on wreckage.

    ORIG NEG & DUPE NEG. ROTA BLUE & BLUE FROM ORIG NEG.

    Good Scene
    Semi view of Scots soldiers examining revolver CU. revolver. Gen. view crashed German 'plane being hoisted on to lorry. Gen. view pan wreckage. Semi view of policeman in civilian dress except for armlet and tin hat. Gen. view of officers inspecting wreckage. Gen. view of officer looking at propellor. Semi view of officers looking at wreckage. Semi view wing with Nazi cross on it. Gen. view of wreckage. Semi view R.A.F. man inspecting wreckage Gen. view R.A.F. man standing guard by pieces of 'plane which have been removed for examination. Semi view of R.A.F men and wreckage, pan to R.A.F. men taking away pieces wreckage away. Gen. view of another crashed 'plane, people examining bits and pieces. Gen. view wreckage.

    ROTA BLUE.

    Long view of 3 bomb explosions in sea, 3 German bombers in sky. Semi view of ships in the convoy steaming along. Gen. view of cargo boat disappearing behind spray made by bomb, pan to another bomb dropping, pan back to boat carrying on. Long view of bombs dropping near boat. Long view of German 'plane diving on to boat. Long view of bombs bursting behind small boat. Semi view 2 Hurricanes going off on patrol.

    ORIGINAL NEG & ROTA BLUE

    Censored Scenes.

    Gen. view of cargo boats. Gen. view 2 cargo 'plane flew over mastheads. Semi view 2 cargo boats passing in opposite directions. Gen. view of motor torpedo boat speeding between them, pan to more ships in convoy and to motor torpedo boat speeding along. Gen. view of pan convoy with bombs dropping. Gen. view of 2 cargo boats, one in foreground sinking from stern. Semi view boats criss-crossing. in the middle is ship which is sinking from stern, smoke coming from back. Long view of motor torpedo boat in distance picking up survivors. Gen. view of torpedo boat in distance picking up survivors in middle of convoy. Semi view cargo boat in foreground sinking, ship in background with only bows showing. Long view of the convoy motor torpedo boat speeding ahead.

    ORIGINAL NEG.

    Semi view Borfors gun emplacement, crew standing by with shells. Gen. view pan of sandbagged quarters near by. Gen. view A.A. guns rising from emplacement pan to another one, Gen. view gun rising, pan to big range finder, pan to another A.A. gun.

    Airforce - Active; Air Raids and War Damage; Navy - Active; Ships and Boats
    Background: England Attack by German 'planes on Convoy.(3)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DM8I15XJ4ETYQPO669OXG1F9
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DM8I15XJ4ETYQPO669OXG1F9
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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