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

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Seaford 1920s England
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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