• Short Summary

    'Ark Royal' completes long successful cruise.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, England: Gen. view of 'Ark Royal' in harbour. Front view Ark Royal...launch passes. CU name 'ARK ROYAL'. Long view landing deck & Bridge. Semi view Admiral L.V.Welles & Flag-Lieut. Wyldbore Smith. CU Welles. Long view & semi view bridge of Ark Royal. Angle shot control tower. Semi view White Ensign. Semi view pan down Air Royal.

    Good Scenes. Intrs. scenes: Semi view Welles & Wyldbore Smith in ship. Semi CU & Full CU of Vice Admiral Welles.

    CENSORED SCENES

    Gen. view Ark Royal at anchor. Gen. view deck of Ark Royal. Semi view & semi CU sailors on deck adjusting 250 lb. bombs. Gen. view wheeling 250 lb. bombs on deck. Gen. view 2/4.5 anti-aircraft guns in f-g...Portsmouth in b-g. Semi view pan side of ship showing name. Gen. pan along side of ship. Gen. view of stern of Ark royal..towards. Angle shot control tower pan down to water. Semi view sailors on ship. Angle shot stern showing degaussing band. Semi view sign 'Officers Only = H.M.S. Ark/Royal'...on lifebelt. Gen. view men waving on ship. Gen. view along side of ship at quayside. Gen. view pan cranes over side of ship. Long view name of ship. Gen. view Ark Royal.

    Scenes of ship show de gaussing cables running around sides (this device de-magnetizes the ship).

    Navy - Active; Great Britain
    Background: 'Ark Royal' completes long successful cruise.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA71BTC7WGZV3C131WUR39KQ3EU
    Media URN:
    VLVA71BTC7WGZV3C131WUR39KQ3EU
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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