William Sowden Sims (United States Navy Admiral) and British sailors launch model warships in Trafalgar Square
SLATE INFORMATION: Admiral Sims, U.S. Navy
ENGLAND: London: Trafalgar Square:
TRAFALGAR SQ. LONDON
SV. Biplane. Extra petrol tanks attached to it.
SV. Italian biplane "Italia". Sign reads: "Turin to London. Non stop flight. Capt. Laureatis' SIA machine on which he flew from Turin to the Hounslow aerodrome on Sept. 24th. 656 1/2 miles in 7 hours 22 1/2mins."
CU. Sign reads: "Buy War Bonds by pigeon post. Do not shoot homing or carrier pigeons. Penalty GBB180 fine or six months imprisionment."
SV. Soldier holding up pigeon at door of War Bond Collection hut, then climbs down makeshift steps.
SV. Officer accepting contribution. Crowd looking on.
LV. Outdoor cinema. Crowd in foreground.
ADM. SIMS, U.S. NAVY & BRITISH SAILORS LAUNCH BATTLESHIPS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE.
LV. Model battleship being launched in fountain at Trafalgar Square.
SV. Adm. Sims & navy personnel give salute.
LS & CU. Battleship in fountain.
Admiral Sims, U.S. Navy
Video Roll Title: Land, sea and air: 117ft
WAR LOAN: Launch of model warships in Trafalgar Square
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Background: William Sowden Sims (United States Navy Admiral) and British sailors launch model warships in Trafalgar Square