• Short Summary

    God item about the great levels of morale in the British Coastal Defence forces.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Coastal Defences".

    MSs. and CUs symbolic shots of observers manning lookout posts on the coast.

    VS of gun crews manning, cleaning and firing the large coastal defence guns in their emplacements on the coast.

    GV of coastal defence forces on anti-invasion exercise across sand dunes. VS of the men of the coastal defence forces relaxing on the beach. They are swimming and sitting in a group singing 'Kiss me goodnight Sergeant Major' in the foreground of the beach are rolls of barbed wire and sentries on duty.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1051.54
    Media URN:
    21014
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:14:00 / 02:00:54:00
    Canister:
    40/63

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