• Short Summary

    Training of Navy recruits for sea service and selection for Fleet Air arm gunners.

  • Description

    ENGLAND: Winchester: Worthy Down:
    'Turning New Hands Iinto Old Salts'
    Gen. view recruits marching...some in civvies. Semi view recruits marching...pan down to feet. CU type in sailor hat & civvies. Gen. & semi views of line of men learning knots. Semi CU pan along men tying knots. CU type. Intr. scenes.. Gen. view men learning mast-rigging. Semi view of instructor & mast rigging. Semi view young recruits watching. Long view recruits learning steering. Semi view turning wheel & pan to recruits & instructor. CU of Port & Starboard indicator. Long view boxing the compass. CU naval instructor. Semi view boxing the compass. Long view learning names of anchor chains, pulleys etc. Long view instructor pan to model anchor dropping. CU & top gen. view recruit learning to

    Gen. view & semi view of sailors marching past planes.. CU over door 'No. 1 Morse Room'. Gen. view men learning morse code in room. Semi view pan sailor transmitting morse wearing earphones. Semi CU sailor wearing phones receiving more. Semi view recruit learning with camera-gun in dummy cockpit. Gen. view of plane towing target. CU & semi view recruit swinging around camera-gun. Gen. view & semi view of pilots being fitted with parachutes. CU propeller turning. Long view & semi view fitting stannic-chloride bombs under plane on rack. Semi view instructor explains gun to recruits. CU camera gun.

    Long view of Swordfish plane moves off.

    Gen. view of 3 Swordfish plane flying over camera. Long view Swordfish plane drops bombs.. pan down to explosions. Long view Swordfish plane drops bombs pan down to explosion.

    E paddle Carley boat on ground. Extr. scenes. Top view & semi view travel shots of finished recruits marching in uniform and carrying rifles.

    Navy - Active
    Background: Training of Navy recruits for sea service and selection for Fleet Air arm gunners.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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