• Short Summary

    Good scenes of the British Navy fighting off an attack by Italian aircraft.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "In Action In The Mediterranean".

    Mediterranean Sea.

    LS of British warships at sea.

    MS Signal flags being hoisted on the rigging of a destroyer.

    CUS. of crew members on a destroyer looking skywards with binoculars and through anti-dazzle glass.

    MS Bombs exploding in the sea around the destroyer.

    VS of light anti aircraft guns and light machine guns firing from destroyer at attacking Italian planes.

    VS of an Italian airman being picked up from the sea where he is floating being dragged by his parachute, he is being picked up by sailors on a lifeboat launched by the destroyer.

    Good shots of the British fleet at sea including GVs of battleships, cruisers and an aircraft carrier with a plane landing, also dusk shots of the fleet at sea in the Mediterranean.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1061.03
    Media URN:
    21230
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:10:00 / 01:06:14:00
    Canister:
    40/90

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