• Short Summary

    An item showing French naval cadets learning their trade on a training ship.

  • Description

    No title - Free French navy training establishment.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of a French naval training ship. C/U of a bugler blowing fanfare. C/U of Tricolore, pan down to men on ship. M/S of them in navigation class, various shots as they learn from blackboard. Various shots as they use sextant and learn to plot a course. M/S as navigator takes the wheel on the bridge whilst others watch. Another operates the ship's telegraph to the engine room. Various shots as they study a model of an engine.

    M/S of bread dough being mixed in a big container. Various shots of the cook shaping the dough and putting it in the oven. M/S of the finished loaves which have the Croix de Guerre on them. Various shots of the cooks preparing a meal in the galley. Various shots as the cadets eat it.

    Various shots as they also train in a schooner, and hoist the sails. Various shots of the ship with its sails up. Various shots as the anchor is raised and it sails away. Various shots of the cadets. L/S of the ship in the sunset, the Croix de Guerre is shown on the screen next to it.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:45:00 / 01:13:05:00
    NSP 270

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