• Short Summary

    American Navy destroys Japanese warships, American Nazis on trial.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Newsbriefs".

    Pacific Ocean.

    L/S, taken from American warship, of Japanese destroyer on the horizon. A cruiser of the U.S. task force opens fire. Smoke rises from ship after direct hit. Aerial shot of body floating in sea. More shots of guns firing from American ship. A Japanese transport ship is seen exploding.

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of handcuffed men arriving at court in van for sedition trial. Some shout in protest at camera. They part of a group of 30 accused of plotting to establish a Nazi Government in the USA. Plot was uncovered by FBI. Various shots of more of the American Nazis arriving at court, including writer Mrs Dilling and a Mrs Lois de Lafayette Washburn who gives Nazi salute for the press photographers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1358.02
    Media URN:
    44676
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:50:00 / 01:03:03:00
    Canister:
    44/38

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