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  • Short Summary

    Item using duplicate footage from story 'Sports Ground At Sea' plus extra footage and new intertitles.

  • Description

    Story using footage from 'SPORTS GROUND AT SEA - G 1528' plus extra footage and new intertitles - see separate record for details of original story.

    Full titles read: "SAILORS PLAY BALL ON FLOATING FLYING FIELD - San Diego, Cal. - Huge deck of plane-carrier Lexington is diamond and race track."

    San Diego, California, United States of America.

    Various shots of hundreds of sailors doing exercises on the deck of the aircraft carrier 'Lexington'.

    Intertitle reads: "Handy for the crew".
    Various shots as in original story of the baseball game on the deck of the ship.

    Intertitle reads: "Battle practice".
    High angle L/S of two men fighting in a boxing ring on the deck; a crowd of sailors watch.
    M/S of three men running in a 100 yards (?) race along the deck of the aircraft carrier, as in the cut story.

    Intertitle reads: "Golf course has largest water hazard".
    Various shots of a man playing golf against what seems to be a large square of tarpaulin.

    Intertitle reads: "F-o-r-e".
    M/S of the golfer taking another swipe at the ball. C/U of a ship's officer looking through binoculars. L/S of an explosion on the sea in the far distance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    738.12
    Media URN:
    35007
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:29:00 / 01:25:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1528

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