• Short Summary

    Newsreel footage of battle fleet covering allied landing operations in North Africa.

  • Description

    Plane (Albacore?) flying along. More of Destroyer and Aircraft Carrier sailing along in choppy sea. Close up of guns on deck. More of Destroyer ship sailing along. Officer firing line across to ship. More of Destroyer sailing along. Plane attempting to land on Aircraft Carrier as flies off for second attempt, plane landing on Aircraft Carrier. Ships sailing along and planes in air. Grumman Martlett flying in air. Aircraft Carrier. Deck of ship showing guns.

    INT
    Naval officer looking thru binoculars and smoking a cigarette in cabin.

    EXT
    Three planes in air. Aircraft Carrier and two other ships sailing along. Close up of Officer looking thru binoculars. Ship firing gun as close up of billowing smoke from gun firing off camera. Shells bursting in sky. Two ships on horizon. Battleship(?)

    NIGHT
    Sequence of guns firing showing tracers going up in air.

    DAY
    Aircraft Carrier, planes flying about. Plane in air. Aircraft Carrier and another ship sailing along. Destroyer sailing along. Seaplane (?) in air
    Background: Newsreel footage of battle fleet covering allied landing operations in North Africa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5AOP6OYF887JZ49G8ZI4Z1MGX
    Media URN:
    VLVA5AOP6OYF887JZ49G8ZI4Z1MGX
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    MISCELLANEOUS SEAS: HARDY'S NAVAL MATERIAL. Taken With the Battle Fleet Covering the Allied Landing Operations in North Africa MISCELLANEOUS SEAS: HARDY'S NAVAL MATERIAL. Taken With the Battle Fleet Covering the Allied Landing Operations in North Africa

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