• Short Summary

    William Sowden Sims (United States Navy Admiral) and British sailors launch model warships in Trafalgar Square

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Admiral Sims, U.S. Navy

    ENGLAND: London: Trafalgar Square:
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    TRAFALGAR SQ. LONDON


    MAIN TITLE

    (8ft)


    SV. Biplane. Extra petrol tanks attached to it.

    (16ft)


    SV. Italian biplane "Italia". Sign reads: "Turin to London. Non stop flight. Capt. Laureatis' SIA machine on which he flew from Turin to the Hounslow aerodrome on Sept. 24th. 656 1/2 miles in 7 hours 22 1/2mins."

    (26ft)


    CU. Sign reads: "Buy War Bonds by pigeon post. Do not shoot homing or carrier pigeons. Penalty GBB180 fine or six months imprisionment."

    (35ft)


    SV. Soldier holding up pigeon at door of War Bond Collection hut, then climbs down makeshift steps.

    (44ft)


    SV. Officer accepting contribution. Crowd looking on.

    (55ft)


    LV. Outdoor cinema. Crowd in foreground.

    (66ft)


    ADM. SIMS, U.S. NAVY & BRITISH SAILORS LAUNCH BATTLESHIPS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE.

    (74ft)


    LV. Model battleship being launched in fountain at Trafalgar Square.

    (96ft)


    SV. Adm. Sims & navy personnel give salute.

    (106ft)


    LS & CU. Battleship in fountain.

    (117ft)


    Admiral Sims, U.S. Navy

    Video Roll Title: Land, sea and air: 117ft
    WAR LOAN: Launch of model warships in Trafalgar Square

    model, models, battleship, warship, navy, USA, WWI, World War I, First World War
    Background: William Sowden Sims (United States Navy Admiral) and British sailors launch model warships in Trafalgar Square

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3PHIM2ESE60T9YIJIP4G2RA1Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PHIM2ESE60T9YIJIP4G2RA1Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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