• Short Summary

    Swimming Centurions and underwater jeeps are demonstrated at Chertsey.

  • Description

    Chertsey, Surrey.

    GV. A new type of tank submerging in the water, man sitting on hatch on top, & TV. as it goes through the water. GV. Of the ramp taken from the tank. GV. The tank coming out the other end. LV. A Jeep with frogmen in careering into the water. They disappear from view leaving a snort poking out - one man falls out. GV. Vehicle emerging and going up the ramp, man swinging behind. SV. Officer looking on. GV. Frogmen climbing out the jeep. CV. One man taking off his helmet. GV. The frogman who fell out, comes running up the ramp. GV. A six wheeled vehicle rushing towards the camera and bouncing up and down over struts. GV. Camera tracks with the machine, SV. The wheels bouncing along, & LV. TV. Centurion tank climbing up a very steep slope. GV. Taken from the tank, showing the steep ramp ahead. GV. The tank, shot at an angle as it nears the top. SV. From the tank, showing the gun in the foreground as it arrives at the top. LV. Special tank coming down the ramp to the water. SV. Officers watching. GV. The tank swimming along and coming out of water. GV. Propellor of the tank. GV. The tank emerging at the top of the ramp showing the canopy.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "B")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:51:00 / 01:35:27:00

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