• Short Summary

    Insecticide is sprayed onto death watch beetles making holes in Nelson's ship "Victory".

  • Description

    Item title reads - Invaders on the "Victory".

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    The camera pans down Nelson's flagship "Victory". Aerial shot of the deck. A man walks down to deck and sprays D.D.T. (chemical insecticide) into a hole in the wood. C/U's of holes in the wood made by death watch beetle. He collects the beetles in the chrysalis stage and taps them out onto wood.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1231.31
    Media URN:
    33932
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:24:00 / 01:54:05:00
    Canister:
    NP 141

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