• Short Summary

    Naval scientists test out pills to stop seasickness with wave making machine in Gosport.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gosport. Seasickness Taught: One Lesson".

    Gosport, Hampshire. Scientists test out pills to stop seasickness.

    CU Men on inflatable raft being rocked up and down by artificial waves. GV Water tank on which the rafts are with waves splashing against sides and rocking rafts. GV Water tank with part of wave making machine in foreground and rafts in the background. CU Revolving arm which works piece of machinery that pushes the water into waves, pan to pusher making waves. CU Waves being made. GV Rafts being washed up and down. CU One of the men on raft being sick in paper bag. SV Raft being rocked up and down. CU Men on a raft one of them holding his hand over his mouth, somebody hands him a bag. He gets up, dives across his companion to put his head out and be sick.

    CU Naval officer giving signal for trial to end. CU. Man getting off one of the rafts, pan to show him and others walking towards camera.

    CU Sign reading "Canteen Dining Room - Open for Lunches 12.00 - 13.00 hours". CU Man entering canteen and pointing, pan to show menu board. CU Menu board. CU Man looking at menu board and puts his hand over his mouth to stop from being sick and turns away. CU Women in canteen laughing.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:22:00 / 01:42:27:00

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