• Short Summary

    A look at the sea-forts in the Thames Estuary, and the soldiers who man them.

  • Description

    Thames Ports.

    London.

    M/S water in Estuary, the camera pans across to the sea-forts in the Thames. M/S of a boat approaching with replacement garrison of soldiers. M/S forts with gun turrets, various closer shots. Various shots as the two garrisons swap over and supplies are taken on to the fort. M/S's as they walk up to the guns and carry out drill. M/S as they maintain the large searchlights. M/S as man cleans riding light. M/S gun turret, the camera pans across the fort.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1357.01
    Media URN:
    44641
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:30:00 / 01:02:21:00
    Canister:
    NP 210

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