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  • Short Summary

    American, French and British warships meet while travelling through the Panama Canal.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Unique "Naval Occasion" - American, French and British ships-of-war meet and exchange courtesies during passage of the famous Canal."

    Panama, Central America.

    Various shots show the American, French and British warships on the Panama Canal. Sailors in white uniforms on the American ship seem to be standing to attention; perhaps someone is being piped aboard.

    Intertitle reads: " H.M.S. Hood - biggest battleship in the world - made a magnificent spectacle."

    L/Ss of HMS Hood.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.18
    Media URN:
    33776
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:39:00 / 01:32:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1486

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