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  • Short Summary

    Holiday makers watch Naval exercises from the coast, Seaford, East Sussex.

  • Description

    Warships of the Royal Navy on manoeuvres off Seaford, East Sussex.

    Full titles read: "ENGLAND INVADED ! - Thousands of holidaymakers enjoy thrills of a 'little war' complete with battleships, tanks, aeroplanes etc, etc."

    L/S of smoke billowing from warship. L/S's of naval officers on the deck of warship. L/S's of numerous officers being towed away in several lifeboats. L/S of the lifeboats approaching the coast while to large warships can be seen in the background.

    L/S of the numerous sailors wading through the water pulling the life rafts. Several shots of people climbing out of the boats and wading through the sea onto the shore. The events are watched by people on the shore.

    Note: It is not in the film whether this is a Royal Naval training exercise.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    798.17
    Media URN:
    36062
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:17:00 / 01:28:55:00
    Canister:
    G 1632

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