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  • Short Summary

    The Royal Navy defend a convoy of British merchant ships from aerial attack.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Navy on Convoy".

    Various shots of Royal Navy warships sailing in convoy with Merchant Marine vessels.

    MS of sailors manning anti-aircraft guns.

    More shots of large naval ships. Ships send signals with aldis lamps.

    German planes appear overhead. Bombs explode in the water nearby. Anti-aircraft guns fire into the sky. Good MS of newsreel cameraman filming German plane as it is shot down.

    More shots of warships in convoy. Aldis lamps signal once again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1047.40
    Media URN:
    20872
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:16:00 / 01:56:10:00
    Canister:
    40/50

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