• Short Summary

    An American official cameraman sends thrilling film despatch of the actual sinking by American fighter planes of a Nazi submarine in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Description

    AT SEA:
    EXT
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) American Catalina flying boat flying over convoy of ships
    General view German submarine (U-Boat) at sea

    INT
    Wireless operator in aircraft carrier receiving message

    EXT
    American pursuit fighter-plane taking off from aircfraft-carrier
    Shot from carrier showing plane flying out to sea, men on deck
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) 9 fighter planes in air
    Close up fighter plane in air

    INT PLANE
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane approaching German U-Boat
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane as German submarine is machine-gunned
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane as German submarine is bombed including close up of bomb
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) explosion from submarine

    GRAPHIC with still shot and arrow showing damage done to submarine conning tower

    INT PLANE
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane flying over submarine showing explosion
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane howing machine gun bullets round conning tower of submarine
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane machine gunning submarine
    Close up pressing bomb release button
    Close up bomb being dropped
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane showing large explosion on submarine

    Navy - Active; Germany; United States of America
    Background: An American official cameraman sends thrilling film despatch of the actual sinking by American fighter planes of a Nazi submarine in the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9WEN0P5JKESIW6109PNOWMFN
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WEN0P5JKESIW6109PNOWMFN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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