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  • Short Summary

    The American Naval fleet show their skills.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " How America "Tells The World". U.S. Navel authorities place all resources at disposal of Pathe Cameraman on "Navy Day" even to firing of depth charges, torpedoes & a smoke screen."

    United States of America (USA).

    M/S of two warships broadside in the foreground with four more steaming towards them. M/S more ships at sea, and a heavily laden warship rising and falling in rough seas. M/S as warships fire their guns with large plumes of black smoke. C/U of a torpedo being fired from a tube mounted on the side of a ship, and then cutting through the water. Depth charges are fired from the ship's stern, followed by explosions and the sea erupting in the ship's wake. A biplane makes a smoke screen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    704.04
    Media URN:
    33458
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:31:00 / 01:06:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1445

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