This video has no sound
  • 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    Intertitle reads: "Present battleships will be out of date by 1945."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.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:39:00 / 01:52:18:00
    UN 70 C

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment