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  • Short Summary

    Ships from the Atlantic fleet assemble in Portland for spring manoeuvres.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "The ships are in the bay!" Atlantic fleet assembles for spring manoeuvres. Portland, Dorset.

    Intertitle - '... whilst critics theorise and experts prophesy revolutionary changes in battleship construction, the navy just "gets on with the job".'

    The fleet sails along in line, a submarine passes the camera. Various shots of the ships in the fleet and a big battleship in the sunset, more shots of different ships sailing along. M/S as one sails past the camera showing its great length. Various shots as the ships sail along. M/S of the sunset, the camera pans across the ships silhouetted against it. Various shots of battleships in the fleet sailing along with the crew working onboard.

    Note: there is a shorter version of this item which is amber / pink tinted, please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    370.16
    Media URN:
    24825
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:12:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:05:00 / 01:39:13:00
    Canister:
    G 1157

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