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  • Short Summary

    Footage of British warships in the harbour off Portland in Dorset.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "The Fleet of England is her All-in-All" (Tennyson). Great grey ships of war of Atlantic Fleet make awe-inspiring spectacle of sea power as they leave for spring cruise. Off Portland, Dorset.

    L/S of the warships in the harbour, the camera pans across them and the docks. Various shots from different angles including on deck showing the guns and torpedoes. Various shots as they sail along past the camera with crew onboard.

    Intertitle - '"but they can't beat the boys of the bulldog breed that made old England's name."'

    L/S of the crew of one ship sat on deck in front of the guns, the camera pans across the large group of officers and men on the ship. M/S as they stand up and start to walk away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    774.29
    Media URN:
    35549
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:18:00 / 01:46:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1573

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