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  • Short Summary

    American speed boats in action.

  • Description

    American Pirate Chasers.

    Location of events unknown.

    Opens w/ pan shipyard; ship building in progress - a mass of criss-crossing boards and ladders; ribs of ships; several men working from up on ladders or scaffolding. Pan past boats in harbour.

    Tracking shot from behind the pirate chaser (a fast speed boat); pan on it as it turns; & side view tracking shot; staying w/ the boat as it speeds over the water. Finally, shot from fast boat; looking back from it; the boat not in frame; but a USA flag sticking up in front of the wake; and the waves splitting off to either side.

    Navy; military; speed; transportation. Boats and ships.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1922.15
    Media URN:
    73356
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:35:00 / 01:20:10:00
    Canister:
    ON 141 C

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