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  • Short Summary

    High ranking naval officers go on board high-tech American battleship.

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Title: "ALL-ELECTRIC WARSHIP - America's latest 'The Colorado' - first foreign battleship since Jutland to enter British Port - arrives".

    L/S of a vast battleship passing another vessel. L/S of the battleship coming towards the harbour, in the foreground people are on the quayside. Panning shot along the battleship - it is heavily armed with lots of guns and canons, there are lots of people on the deck. M/S of the deck - sailors look over the railings, a large 'Stars and Stripes' flag is flying, the name of the ship - 'Colorado' - is clearly in view.

    High angled shot of three men in high ranking officer's uniforms and Nelson style hats coming up the gang plank, they are greeted by rows of saluting sailors. The officers shake hands with several sailors in the front row. High angled shot of the bow with the flag in view - one of the officers, accompanied by two sailors walks in frame. L/S of the funnels, canons and radio masts on the battleship. More shots of the deck of the battleship. Panning shot of the vessel - good view of the large cannons at the front. Brief shot of the deck.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:55:00 / 01:54:58:00
    G 1049

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