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  • Short Summary

    A story about a baseball game between the American Naval Officers and Royal Navy Officers.

  • Description

    Chatham, Kent.

    Intertitle: "AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICERS beat R.N. Officers at Baseball. Admiral Sir D. Sturdee was an interested spectator".

    M/S of the captain of the American team tossing a coin, he is watched by Admiral S. M/S of a member of the Navy team pitching a ball, in the background are buildings - look like a school - and a small crowd of spectators. M/S of a member of the R.N. team swinging and missing, in the background is a row of sailors and the score board (no score as yet!). High angled L/S of the game in progress. Various shots of members of the English team hitting ( or missing) the ball and running. M/S of the sailors and Naval officers watching the game. C/U of three high ranking officers and a lady trying to squeeze past the crowd to get a good view - one of them could be Admiral Sturdee.

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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:
    01:22:53:00 / 01:23:48:00
    G 712

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