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    Re-enactment of the battle of River Plate in model ships on PLeasholm Lake, Scarborough.

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    The battle of River Plate is re-enacted on Pleasholm Lake, Scarborough in North Yorkshire.

    C/U of mini Battleship passing camera. M/S Man getting into battleship, men put lid on top (in shape of deck). M/S Man putting flare into funnel, another man lighting them. Smoke starts to come out of funnel. Ship pulls away from camera, pan along deck. M/S Ship steaming away from side. Pan, to men about to push off another battleship. M/S Pushing battleship off. M/S Another battleship passing camera.

    M/S Another battleship. M/S One battleship firing. M/S Shell exploding at side of another ship. M/S Another ship firing. L/S Shells landing near 'Graf Spee'. M/S Mast collapsing on one ship. C/U Guns firing on another ship. M/S Shells exploding near another battleship. L/S Shells landing near battleship. M/S 'Graf Spee' smoking from back of deck. M/S battleship. M/S 'Graf Spee' smoking.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:23:00 / 01:02:21:00
    NP 368

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