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    Greenock, Scotland: SV Lieut. Ennever with three naval officers speaks. LV Cruiser "Norfolk" at sea. SV on deck of "Norfolk" showing guns. CU Captain Phillips speaks on deck of "Norfolk" pan to crew of "Norfolk" cheering on deck. CU Leading Signalman White, first man of Crew of the "Norfolk" so spot the "Bismark" speaks. GV HMS "Rodney" at sea. CU men in "Rodney". LTV sailors loading shells on to "Rodney". CU sailors loading shells on to "Rodney". LV sailors loading shells on to "Rodney" CU pan of sailors pushing shells on trolley. SV blistered paint on gun - sailors in background. CU blistered paint on guns. CU "Rodney" rating speaks. SV sailors putting up "Bismark" 1941 plaque on control tower. CU sailors putting up "Bismark" 1941 plaque. CU Cruiser "Dorsetshire" in dock. SCU Admiral Wellwood Maxwell congratulating Captain Marten. CU Captain Marten. SV types of "Dorsetshire" doing "thumbs up". CU types of "Dorsetshire" doing "thumbs up"



    Mr. Alexander - First Lord of the Admiralty - speaks to Officers and Men of HMS "Rodney".



    GV of "Rodney" at sea. SV pan down plaque of "Bismark" 1941 Sebastopol 1854 to Captain, Alexander and Commander posing; CU Mr. Alexander pan to Commander pan to Captain. GTV showing crews on deck of "Rodney". CU (Side View) Alexander speaking. GV Captain calls for three cheers for the First Lord of the Admiralty - men cheer.



    Greenock, Scotland: GV of "Rodney" at sea. SV pan down plaque of "Bismark" Sebastopol 1854 to Captain, Alexander and Commander posing. CU Mr. Alexander pan to Commander pan to Captain. GTV pan down showing crews on deck of "Rodney". CU (side View) Alexander speaking. GV Captain calls for three cheers for the First Lord of the Admiralty - men cheer.



    Greenock, Scotland: GV "Victorious" aircraft carrier at sea. SF "Victorious" aircraft carrier at sea. CU "name "Victorious". SV torpedo and Fairey Swordfish plane on deck of "Victorious". CU Fleet Air Arm pilots pan to Naval officer with a cat. CU officer with cat points to bullet-holes at side of plane. CU bullet-holes in "RAF" insignia.



    Interviews With Officers and Men of the "Victorious" "Rodney" and "Norfolk".



    SV Lieut. Ennever with three naval officers speaks. LV Cruiser "Norfolk" at sea. SV on deck of "Norfolk" showing guns. CU Capt. Phillips speaks on deck of "Norfolk" pan to crew of "Norfolk" cheering on deck. CU Leading Signalman white, first man of crew of the "Norfolk" to spot the "Bismark", speaks. GV HMS "Rodney" at sea. CU men in "Rodney". LTV sailors loading shells on to "Rodney". CU sailors loading shells on to "Rodney. LV sailors loading shells on to "Rodney". CU pan of sailors pushing shells on trolley. SV blistered paint on gun-sailors in background. CU blistered paint on guns. CU "Rodney" rating speaks. SV sailors putting up Bismark" 1941 plaque on control tower. CU sailors putting up "Bismark" 1941 plaque on control tower. CU Cruiser "Dorsetshire. in dock. SCU Wellwood Maxwell congratulating Captain Marten. CU Captain Marten. SV types of "Dorsetshire" doing "thumbs up". CU types of "Dorsetshire doing "thumbs up".



    Landing of the "Bismark's" Survivors at a Scottish Port.



    LV prisoners of the "Bismark" being brought into port by a small cabin boat. SV prisoners off cabin boat and up gangway. SV prisoners looking rather dejected up gangway. SV prisoners of gangway. SV wounded prisoner being given a pick-a-back up gangway. SV injured prisoner being helped up gangway by two British tommies. LV British tommy helping prisoner into ambulance.



    GOOD SCENES: SCU A Free French Signal Officer S. Kagan and Navigating Officer Lieutenant Commander G.C.O. Gateachre of the Royal Australian Navy on deck of "Rodney" Kagan speaks. SCU Gateachre and kagan on deck of "Rodney" Gateachre Speaks.



    SOUND EFFECTS. Gateachre:- "I am an officer of the Royal Australian Navy I am the Navigating Officer of the "Rodney" and through the action I was on the bridge alongside the Captain.



    Navy - Active; Prisoners of War; Personalities - Politicians; Personalities - Armed Forces; Albert Victor Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough (1885-1965), Vox Populi; Great Britain




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    refer VR 678 (IV) Neg cut story + good scenes

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE7AMUCR7M8MY165UYGO55OQ4N
    Media URN:
    VLVAE7AMUCR7M8MY165UYGO55OQ4N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:34:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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