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  • Short Summary

    American battleship, U.S.S. Colorado, travels down Panama Canal.

  • Description

    Panama.

    Title: "AN IMPOSING SPECTACLE. U.S.S. Colorado - largest vessel in U.S. Navy - makes transit of the Panama Canal".

    Aerial shot of a battleship moving slowly down a canal. Aerial shot of the battleship near the enormous canal lock gate. L/S, taken from the lock, of the battleship, slowly moving down the canal. L/S of sailors on deck of the ship as it passes through the lock gates.

    High angled L/S of the ship moving into the lock, the deck is packed with sailors in their pristine white uniforms. L/S of the ship in the lock, the gates are shut. L/S of the gigantic lock gates opening in front of the colossal battleship.

    The cuts to this item follow - they contain more shots that are the same or very similar to the edited story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    354.29
    Media URN:
    24607
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:24:00 / 01:55:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1126

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