• Short Summary

    Footage of allied air and sea patrols protecting the Malta convoy.

  • Description

    Shot from bridge officers in foreground bomb splash in front very close to ship / bombs exploding in water near ship / sailor putting shell onto gun / shell bursts and bombs dropping on convoy / bombs exploding in water / officers on bridge / bombs dropping near ship / Shot showing shell bursts in sky / bomb flash near ship / men on bridge looking round / string of bombs exploding in water / guns fire / smoke trail from enemy plane that was hit / guns firing / bursts and enemy plane in air / column of smoke from wrecked ship.

    Shot showing bits from ship falling in water / column of smoke from wrecked ship / survivors on raft in water / merchant ships passing column of smoke / Hardy eating, with camera / GV spitfires in air from Malta, patrolling / merchant ships under way / destroyer going opposite way to convoy / sailors on destroyer cheering / merchant ships passing / sailors on deck / battleships heading homewards / destroyer waves over bow / Shot from destroyer showing wake

    ORIG. NEG.

    GOOD SCENES:

    GVs Merchant ship into harbour / tanker in harbour

    Navy - Active; Ships and Boats; Personalities - Journalists; British Empire
    Background: Footage of allied air and sea patrols protecting the Malta convoy.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3D6PUY6D2ZXU6P5GBJXSV4HV2
    Media URN:
    VLVA3D6PUY6D2ZXU6P5GBJXSV4HV2
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    RUNNING THE GAUNTLET (Film and narrative by Douglas Hardy) New pictures of Malta convoy (delayed en route) reveal full heroism of Navy and Mercantile Marine.

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