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    French cruiser 'Joan of Arc' entering the harbour at Rio de Janeiro with helicopters.

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    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Air to air of four French naval helicopters with Sugar Loaf Hill in background MV. from helicopter flying over mountain with the statue of Christ at the summit. LS. Statue of Christ on hill. Air to air of helicopters with the city of Rio de Janeiro in background. Aerial view of Rio. AS. of French cruiser "Joan of Arc' entering the harbour at Rio. MS. French naval helicopter showing its manoeuvrability. MS. Members of the Joan of Arc's crew lining rail of ship. MS. Brazilians going aboard to look at the ship. GV. Waves breaking over bow of the ship at sea. AV. of Joan of Arc at sea. MS. Members of the crew play in the portable swimming pool of the ship. VS. Members of the crew give a display of breechers buoy method in transferring from one ship to another while at sea. VS. Man on bridge giving instructions to the helicopters on the flight deck. MS. Two helicopters lifting off. VS. The French helicopters showing the method of detecting submarines dropping a weight on the end of a cable into the sea and letting it submerge until it strikes something. If it's near and not touching, then it's picked up on a radar screen in the helicopter. AV. of the Joan of Arc with three helicopters flying past in foreground. VS. Helicopters carefully landed back on the deck. VS. The Joan of Arc entering Lisbon and it fires a salute at it passes the fortress type building entering the harbour. VS. of the Port of Lisbon and the Joan of Arc ties up alongside the French liner "France" at the quay.

    (Dupe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:48:00 / 01:26:34:00
    UN 4021 F

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