• Short Summary

    Finest pictures yet taken of British submarines on active service, convey vivid idea of wartime life under-sea craft.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: His Majesty's Submarines

    MEDITERRANEAN SEA:
    LAV convoy at sea.
    LV depth charge exploding in sea.
    CU wash.
    LV depth charge exploding in sea.
    CU tape machine re submarines.
    LV German prisoners off destroyer past sailors.
    CU bearded German prisoner down gangway.
    CU another German prisoner down gangway.
    LBV prisoners walk to lorries.
    SV prisoners getting into lorries.
    SV lorry drives away with prisoners.
    GV pan submarine with sailors coming into harbour.
    SV sub. alongside depot ship.
    STV sailors coming out of sub.
    STV sailor carrying bags etc. ashore.
    SV sailor up gangway with sleeping clothes.
    CU sailor up gangway.
    GV Interior submarine crew eating at table.
    SV two sailors having a shower bath.
    SV sailors buying at canteen.
    SCU sailors buying at canteen.
    CU torpedo being hauled up.
    LV sailors lowering torpedo into submarine.

    Inter. shot from sub. of sailors lowering torpedo into sub.
    Int. shot sub.
    Commander receiving instructions at map.
    LV sailors loading vegetables into sub.
    SCU sailors loading vegetables into sub.
    STV Flotilla Commander walks onto sub.
    SV Flotilla Commander talking with Sub. Commander and saluting.
    Angle shot sub. commander closing conning tower lid.
    SV INT. sailor putting dial at half speed.
    CU dial at half speed.
    LV sub. past camera, rocks in foreground.
    GAV sub. heading out to sea.
    SV sub. at sea.
    CU bow of sub. through water.
    SV Int. shot crew working apparatus for crash dive.
    LV showing sub. blowing tanks.
    STV sub. submerging.

    LV cameraman on conning tower... IN ROLL NO.11983

    CUTV sea over conning tower.

    LV cameraman getting legs wet... " " " "

    CUTV periscope disappearing under water.
    Background: Finest pictures yet taken of British submarines on active service, convey vivid idea of wartime life under-sea craft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA81IKKYU84MKDXN5FB0XTK7XHR
    Media URN:
    VLVA81IKKYU84MKDXN5FB0XTK7XHR
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    DEFENCE: British submarines on active service

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