• Short Summary

    Scenes at Brooklyn Navy shipyard where men have steady employment due to Navy expansion.

  • Description

    Titles read: "DEFENSE - US NAVY YARD WORK HITS PEAK".

    Brooklyn, New York, United States of America (USA).

    At Brooklyn Navy shipyard we see huge crowds of men arriving for work. Various shots of warships 'Honolulu' and 'Erie' that are currently being worked on. Men work on the bow of a ship. Commentator talks of more men being employed here now than any other time, including the First World War, due to Navy expansion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    951.71
    Media URN:
    15965
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:31:00 / 01:57:12:00
    Canister:
    38/8

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