• Short Summary

    Families of crew visit Royal Navy warship HMS Eagle off Plymouth.

  • Description

    Title reads: "HMS Eagle at Home".

    G/V Royal Navy warship HMS Eagle in dock at Plymouth, Devon. Various shots families of crew boarding the ship. Various shots Vice Admiral C.L.G. Evans, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., D.S.C. walking towards camera with group of children. Panning shot families on deck. C/U over side of Eagle showing the wash. G/V Eagle steaming along at sea.

    C/U children looking at aircraft. C/U three naval pilots. C/U two small girls on aircraft talking to pilot in cockpit. G/V aircraft being towed along flight deck. C/U children watching.

    G/V helicopter coming onto deck on lift. C/U officer looking through binoculars, he hands them to a woman and points. G/V helicopter taking off from flight deck.

    C/U officer pointing. Elevated shot aircraft, Seahawk, catapulted off the deck. Panning shot aircraft flying overhead. C/U yeomen signalling. C/U signalling light. G/V Sea Hawk coming into land. G/V another Sea Hawk coming into land. L/S families and Gannet coming into land.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1577.02
    Media URN:
    50560
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:35:00 / 01:03:55:00
    Canister:
    59/32

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