• Short Summary

    Good story about the scuttling of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Graf Spee - Pocket Battleship Scuttled By Nazis".

    Montevideo, Uruguay. (American voiceover)

    VS German pocket battle ship 'Admiral Graf Spee' entering Montevideo Harbour.

    VS Graf Spee crew on board, with them are officers of British ships sunk by the warship. CU Captain Hans Langsdorff of the Graf Spee. VS Crew leaving ship. MS Injured German on deck.

    MS Pan over coffins on deck of ship draped with Swastikas. VS of the large and ornate funeral of the Nazi sailors in Montevideo, Uruguayan soldiers form a guard of honour. Shots of German minister Otto Langman (sp?) CU Captain Hans Langsdorff at funeral.

    LS Good of Graf Spee leaving harbour prior to scuttling. VS Including aerial of burning and scuttled Graf Spee outside Montevideo harbour. VS Crew of scuttled ship returning to harbour on board a tug.

    VS German crew lined upon quay and giving particulars for their internment. MS Langsdorff. VS Burning Graf Spee.

    N.B. Paperwork suggests that this item is dated 18/12/1939.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:28:00 / 01:33:30:00
    UN 161 E

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