Tony Benn opens Oceanology Exhibition at Brighton then looks at exhibits.
Brighton, East Sussex.
Several shots of the Russian and Polish oceanology research vessels at anchor in Shoreham Harbour. General view of the British research ship with a sign advertising "Oceanology Exhibition" on the side.
Inside the Hotel Metropole in Brighton we see crowds of people gathered for the opening of the exhibition. Tony Benn (Anthony Wedgewood Benn), Minister of Technology, opens exhibition. Various shots of people looking round the exhibition. Tony Benn looks at model of Russian research ship with some Russian people. Then he looks at a Polar Automatic Radio Net Drifting Station.
Pan from little boy to Admiralty swimmers underwater vehicle. Zoom in to show frogmen on vessel. C/Us of hand and foot controls. M/S of model of Babcock's self-submersible submarine house in tank of water. Tony Benn looks at it. Pan across to sub house. CU Sub house in tank. It is pushed down to bottom of tank and it comes up out of water.
M/S of Pan American underwater observation station. C/U of one of the feet of the station. General view of Benn with other men looking into the Marks Diving Bell. C/U of the bell, zoom in to show interior.