• Short Summary

    British, French and Dutch Navies prepare for manoeuvres of Penzance.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Penzance. Navy Joins Western Union Fleet".

    Penzance, Cornwall.

    GV Aerial view fleet at anchor off Penzance. MV Aerial fleet at anchor off Penzance. SV Aerial shot of aircraft carrier. SV Bows of aircraft carrier. 2 other carriers in background.

    Ms of name on British Royal Navy vessel HMS Cleopatra. MS name on French warship 'Le Fantasque'. Angle shot of bows of aircraft carrier. SV Aircraft carrier HMS 'Theseus'. CU Name - 'Theseus'. SV Aircraft carrier 'Implacable'.

    SV Field Marshal Viscount Bernard Montgomery aboard Implacable saluting as he is greeted by Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor. They shake hands. MS Royal Marines. CU Monty and McGrigor. MS Marines do rifle drill. MV Rear Admiral J J L Willinge, Dutch C-in-C arrives aboard Implacable and is greeted by McGrigor. MV Willinge inspects Marines. MV French C-in-C, Vice Admiral Lambert, arriving in launch, alongside HMS Implacable. CU pan Monty, Prince Bernhard of Holland / The Netherlands and Admiral McGrigor, Vice Admiral Lambert and Rear Admiral Willinge. LV elevated sailors paraded on flight deck of Implacable.

    MV McGrigor with French and Dutch Admirals and staff at chart table discussing manoeuvres. CU McGrigor, Lambert and Willinge pan down to chart.

    SV Battleship HMS Anson at anchor. MV Aerial fleet at anchor off Penzance. LV aerial fleet at anchor off Penzance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1417.15
    Media URN:
    46169
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:26:00 / 01:21:58:00
    Canister:
    49/54

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