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  • Short Summary

    Footage of American soldiers and submarines.

  • Description

    American submarine chasers - the men and boats who help to stop the Hun menace.

    USA's submarine chasers in world war one. Men boxing on deck of ship as others watch. Cu group of sailors on ship; 1 in FG holding; moving handle of mop; all smiling; laughing. Tracking shot from distance of a few small ships; with crews on decks through fog. Side view, two again panning right and drawing closer to the boat. Men leaning on rail watching.

    Pan past bridge; laundry hanging over deck. Front shot again. Men at work washing clothing, one man washes something in bucket; the other guy next to him is scrubbing. Repeat of fight Sailors doing laundry; and clothes line above them. Scrubbing clothes again. Then shot as they pull on a rope; raising the wet clothing they've just hung up; guy reaches up; squeezes some water out of long johns. Back yet again to fight; shot of bunch of guys grinning. The sailors not in identical navy uniforms; but a variety of sweaters; jeans; wool caps; etc...

    Boats and ships; sailors.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:22:00 / 01:10:26:00
    ON 117 A

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