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    Sailors onboard French submarine.

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    Onboard a French submarine.

    Various shots French sailors loading torpedo on submarine. Wide shot submarine moving over water. Shot from submarine looking towards bow: men on deck; they pass French warship on starboard side. MS men climbing down into submarine.

    Submarine is above water but preparing to submerge; crew members run about on deck; some wear hats with pom-poms, men climb into hole. LS more going down hole. One man puts down collapsible fence along edge of deck; then he and a couple of others head towards bridge. Closer shot of sailor looking out of the hole in the deck; he disappears and pulls the round door shut. Shot from above of water starting to splash over deck as submarine lowers. Tracking shot from another boat of submarine submerging. Then tracking shot of periscopes moving through water at fast speed. Shot from above. Then side view of submarine surfacing again. More tracking shots of submarine travelling. Tracking shot shaky camera submarine anchored; crew members on top shooting guns.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1920
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:13:00 / 01:11:50:00
    ON 441 A

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