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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of Destroyers, Submarines, Minelayers and Battle Cruisers of the British navy leaving for manoeuvres. Off Portland, Dorset.

  • Description

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

    Intertitle - 'Pathe Gazette takes pride in presenting - exclusively - pictures that will thrill every British heart!' C/U of three guns on one ship, with another in the background. Various shots of the ships silhouetted in the sea.

    Intertitle - 'first come the Destroyers, "the hornets of the sea."' Various shots of Destroyers sailing along past the camera. L/S of four in line.

    Intertitle - 'Submarines and Minelayers follow.' Various shots of the Submarines and Minelayers in the sea.

    Intertitle - 'now the Battle Cruisers - "Hood", "Repulse", and "Renown."' Various shots of the ships sailing along.

    Intertitle - '- then mightiest of all - H.M.S. Nelson.' Various shots of H.M.S. Nelson sailing along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    826.20
    Media URN:
    18990
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:59:00 / 01:32:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1668

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