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    Royal Navy battleships and submarines at sea.

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    Portland, Dorset.

    Title: "The ATLANTIC FLEET WILL ASSEMBLE! FOR SPRING MANOEUVRES. Whilst critics theorise and experts prophesy the Navy just gets on with the job".

    Various L/Ss of battleships at sea with signal flags flying. Various shots of military submarines sailing along the surface of the sea. L/S of a battleship anchored by the coast, smaller boats are moored next to it. Panning shot follows a surfaces submarine as it sails past some industrial docks. More L/Ss of battleships and submarines.

    Various L/Ss of large battleships with a large flat deck and no funnels (for launching aircraft?). L/S of an L 23 submarine moving along the surface of the water. More shots of submarines - one of them is an L16. Panning shot follows at D 43 battleship. More shots of battleships.

    More shots of subs, including L 21. Panning shot of D 33 battleship. L/S of D 45 battleship sailing past. More general shots of battleships sailing by the coastline. L/S, taken from the end of a stone pier, of a large battleship sailing past.

    Note: original issue sheets refers to intertitle now missing. The absent intertitle reads; "New 'Mother' of Navy's air Scouts H.M.S. Furious, latest aircraft carrier".

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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:
    01:20:09:00 / 01:30:59:00
    G 1259

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