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  • Short Summary

    Battle scenes at sea + sailors on board warship in Pacific.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    In Pacific ocean?

    Various L/Ss warships at sea firing guns, we see explosions at sea as shells land and clouds of smoke. Shots are unclear and unsteady - filmed in midst of battle. Various shots rowing boat bring officers on board Royal Navy warship, they are in tropics uniforms. More battle shots. Various shots officers on bridge during battle, one holds dead mouse or rat to camera! Various shots seaman on deck washing clothes and themselves. More battle scenes. Various shots sailors hoisting signal flags up rigging. Various shots lifeboat drill on board warship.

    Note: UN paperwork gives name J. Turner (cameraman?) and date 30/10/1940 (date material was filmed?)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1919.12
    Media URN:
    61356
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:38:00 / 01:52:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 772 A

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