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  • Short Summary

    Enormous battleship sails up the Panama Canal.

  • Description

    Balboa, Panama.

    Title: "WITH ONLY INCHES TO SPARE! Thousands turn out to see H.M.S. HOOD - the World's largest battleship - successfully and gracefully make transit of the Panama Canal".

    High angled L/S of a battleship squeezing through the narrow entrance to the canal, the decks are packed with sailors. M/S of the gigantic lock gates shutting in front of the battleship, the foreground a man is standing on the top of the gate. Various L/Ss of the battleship manoeuvring into the canal. Various L/Ss of the battleship coming to the end of the canal - vast crowds gather on the canal bank and lock side to watch the spectacular event.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    354.02
    Media URN:
    24580
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:49:00 / 01:02:00:00
    Canister:
    G 1115

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