• Short Summary

    His Majesty bids God Speed to the Home Fleet. Royal visit is marked by magnificent?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: King Sees Navy on Invasion Eve

    *** Band plays throughout story ***
    GV ships at anchor.
    LV King coming aboard salutes group of officers.
    CU ditto.
    GV Marines band playing on board ship Nat. Sd.
    Side View ditto on board ship Nat. Sd.
    CU side view ditto on board ship Nat. Sd.
    LTV King inspecting Marines.
    SV towards ditto.
    GV Marines band playing SCU ditto.
    GV int. King seated at table, with Frazer and other naval officers.
    CU travel shot along table ditto.
    GTV King making inspection of other ships sailors lined up.
    Side View King and other officers, looking at human torpedo crew dressed in diver like outfit.
    SV King laughing with Frazer and other Officers.
    Side View torpedo apparatus being lowered, into sea.

    CU pan ditto.
    SCU torpedo crew walking along deck of ship towards camera.
    SV crew walking down ladder into sea.
    LTV crew getting into torpedo in water.
    STV torpedo moving away from ship.
    TV torpedo with crew, submerging.
    LV coming up to surface.
    GV midget submarine moving along hills in B-g.
    SV ditto.
    SV member of crew coming out of hatch.
    SV King looking at midget sub. with other officers.
    SV Cousair planes lined up on aircraft carrier looking on from tower with other officers. STV pan Cousair planes taxing off.
    LBV plane takes off into air.
    SV King with other officers in tower looking.
    GV pan mass of aircraft Causairs? flying in to attack aircraft carrier.
    SCU air craft carrier's guns firing.
    LV plane dropping bomb.
    SV ditto.
    LV King walking towards on deck with Frazer.

    GV Marines band playing "SUNSET HYMN."
    LV pan ditto.
    SV buglers.
    GV Marine band playing
    SCU King saluting before leaving ship.

    Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Navy - Ceremonial; Music and Dance
    Background: His Majesty bids God Speed to the Home Fleet. Royal visit is marked by magnificent playing of massed band of Marines. Human torpedo and midget submarine give dive displays for King.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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