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  • Short Summary

    American navy fleet on manoeuvres in Pacific Ocean.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Uncle Sam's battle fleet hold autumn manoeuvres - smoke screens and aeroplane attacks from aircraft carrier were remarkable feature".

    Pacific Ocean.

    Aerial shot of fleet of American (USA) navy battleship. Large clouds of black smoke come out of funnels. L/S of battleship at sea, marked with numbers 334. L/S of another battleship (316?), followed by battleships 317 and 299. C/U of funnel on battleship. Low flying aerial shot of more battleships, aeroplane swoops past battleship 318. Various L/Ss of aeroplane taking off deck of aircraft carrier. L/S aeroplane landing on aircraft carrier at sea. L/S of two battleships silhouetted against setting sun.

    Note: some of numbers recorded from sides of battleships maybe inaccurate due to waves obscuring them, shaky cameras etc. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    644.10
    Media URN:
    26234
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:42:00 / 01:54:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1338

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