• Short Summary

    Good shots of battleships on manouevres in the English Channel.

  • Description

    AT SEA:

    ENGLISH CHANNEL:

    LV Day shot: Line of merchant ships with invasion barges hanging from sides. (shot from deck of ship) SV 2 look-outs in towers, merchant ships in b-g under way. CU Man with telephone, 3 merchant ships in b-g. SBV Sailor by sighting apparatus? on ship. Shot on board of man with earphones on and gun, pan to wash and 2 merchant ships behind and type of M.T.B. with invasion barges behind them pan to 4 corvettes behind Very long scene. SV 2 men at sights and gun. GV Merchant ships and corvettes under way, taken from ship with flag in f-g. GV 4 corvettes or destroyers and invasion barges behind them. LV RAF rescue launch? GV Pan 2 planes laying smoke screen and passing ship, pan back showing smoke spreading over water. SSV Merchant ships under way showing invasion barges at sides of ship. LBV Merchant ships under way.

    LV Side destroyer under way, guns and man of another ship in f-g. LV L. 27 - destroyer cutting in front of ship from which shot is taken. LV Side L. 27 under way. LV Pan 2 merchant ships with invasion barges on sides under way with 2 destroyers behind them with wash and guns in f-g of ship from which shot is taken. (Very long scene. GV 2 merchant ships and other under way, gun etc of ship from which shot is taken, in f-g.
    Background: Good shots of battleships on manouevres in the English Channel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA20SY01H3FWZA8MYFRBYHAASJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAA20SY01H3FWZA8MYFRBYHAASJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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