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  • Short Summary

    The costs of the American navy are outlined with nice shots of battleships at sea.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Shots of naval warships in convoy at sea.

    Flashframe intertitle reads: "While board deals with cruisers only their attitude will probably show navies ... ships".

    Aerial views of the ships.

    Intertitle reads: "Present battleships will be out of date by 1945."

    More views of the fleet of warships of various kinds

    Intertitle reads: "The American navy costs taxpayers $600 a minute - half of which goes to maintain warships."

    A ship fires its guns. More shots of fleet.

    Flashframe intertitle reads: "A giant ship of this type costs about $25,000,000."

    Small boats move about between ships. CU of various parts of the superstructure of a ship. Stars and Stripes flag flies from the stern of a ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    478.21
    Media URN:
    57986
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:39:00 / 01:52:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 70 C

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