• Short Summary

    A new American Motor Torpedo Boat is shown off on the Potomac River.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "US Torpedo Boat Tried Out".

    Potomac River, near Washington, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of small Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB) heading along river at speed.

    CU of insignia painted on side. It is a Mosquito with a torpedo. The voiceover says it was designed by Walt Disney.

    Shots of MTB PT9 coming towards camera.

    Shots of wake behind boat.

    Shots of American Navy crew steering boat.

    MS of Stars and Stripes flag whipping in breeze from back of boat.

    VS of MTB on river.

    (Dublin reel)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1053.03
    Media URN:
    21017
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:17:00 / 01:03:12:00
    Canister:
    40/64 (Dublin)

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