• Short Summary

    Scenes of the American Navy moving in. Sunken ships. Submarine nets. Wounded sailors receiving attention...etc.

  • Description

    AT SEA: WEST AFRICA:
    INT
    GV Transport ship at sea as seen through life saver belt.
    Top Shot Bows of ship through rough seas.
    SCU American flag flying at bow of ship.
    Long shot Guns firing from battleship in distance
    CU Guns firing from this battleship.

    SEQUENCE of shots of guns firing from both battleships

    SV Sunken ship in harbour.
    SCU Sunken ship smoking.
    LV Sunken ship in harbour. SCU Sunken ship in harbour.
    SV French batteries out of commission.
    CU Holes in cannon.
    GV Showing submarine nets.
    SCU Side showing submarine nets and funnel of sunken ship sticking up.
    SV Convoy ship in harbour.
    CU Admiral Hewitt, looking through glasses (binoculars).
    LV Dock workers unloading truck with American marking on lorry from ship in harbour.
    SV More of unloading supplies.
    SV Stacking supplies on dockside.
    SCU Case of canned US Army bacon.
    SCU Case of canned sauer kraut etc.
    CU Cases of canned corned beef hash
    Top Shot English survivors being transferred from British ship.
    Top Shot Survivors on deck of American ship.
    TCU British sailors receiving American clothing.
    SCU Wounded sailor walks forward wrapped in blanket.
    CU Wounded sailor being helped.
    CU Officer lying on stretcher smoking cigarette.
    GV Soldiers standing on hill slope - smoke in distance.
    GV Showing battleground gun flash in distance.
    SV Soldier digging fox hole.
    CU Tank driver receiving instructions.
    SV Soldier on ground with machine gun, digging.
    SV Native African gets light from friendly Yank.
    SV Natives coming forward riding on camels followed by one riding jackass (donkey)
    Background: Scenes of the American Navy moving in. Sunken ships. Submarine nets. Wounded sailors receiving attention...etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4R031TSP2FEB8993CSSXENSTG
    Media URN:
    VLVA4R031TSP2FEB8993CSSXENSTG
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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