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    Miscellaneous Seas, Atlantic: G Air Flying over Atlantic, showing tug 'Turmoil' towing the "Flying Enterprise" US. Destroyer also in picture. Closer Shot Ditto., past Destroyer & Flying Enterprise. CU Cameraman, Ronnie Read taking pictures from plane. G Air V Showing tug Turmoil towing Flying Enterprise. CU Showing Flying Enterprise. CU Showing Turmoil. Air. V Flying over Enterprise & Destroyer. CU Flying past Enterprise & into GBV.



    G Air V Enterprise in tow. SV Ditto. CU Flying past the Flying Enterprise into GBV.



    Plymouth, England: Shot American Destroyers at Plymouth. SV Crew & name of the 'U.S.S. JOHN W. WEEKS' LV Captain Thompson in front of mike. SCU Captain Thompson speaks:-(Nat.sd.) Dubbing shot CU Cameramen. Dubbing shot CU Sailors listening. SCU Captain Thompson continues:-(Nat.sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SCU Captain Thompson speaks:- "Finally we managed to get alongside Captain Carlsen to give him his hot coffee, food & magazines, cigarettes & so on, he seemed to be in very high spirits."



    SV Captain Thompson continues:- "I told Captain Carlsen when I left that it was a privilege for me to stand by a man of his character."



    SCU Captain Thompson concludes:- "I think he is very courageous, persevering & has a lot of faith in his ship."



    England: British Paramount News SPECIAL FIRST PICTURES "FLYING ENTERPRISE" ON TOW. Paramount Cameraman Ronald Read flies over American Merchant ship as it was being towed to Falmouth with Captain aboard. Captain of U.S. Destroyer which stood by Flying Enterprise pays glowing tribute to Captain Carlsen. Captain's parents fly from Denmark, ready to greet heroic son. Heath Row, London, England GV Scandinavian Airliner at London Airport. SV Mr. & Mrs. Carlsen Senior, down steps of aircraft, & presented with bouquet. CU Mr. & Mrs. Carlsen.



    Ships and Boats; Personalities - Armed Forces; Disasters and Accidents; Commander Thompson, Captain of the John W Weekes; Personalities - Relatives; Personalities - Journalists; Aviation; Self-Reference; Great Britain




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    READ.
    GEMMELL
    DUDLEY
    BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS SPECIAL

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9LOGNXT1WQRMUTSKDS3ZS6IDX
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LOGNXT1WQRMUTSKDS3ZS6IDX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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