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  • Short Summary

    Representatives from different nations' navies meet on board warship.

  • Description

    Navy story: many shots of officers & sailors of different nations aboard warship.

    MS man in street (unrelated to rest of item).

    Various shots from above & from deck level of officers coming aboard warship. Wide shots panning on warships at sea near land. More shots of navel officers coming aboard warship. Series of CUs of different officers posing on deck: 2nd is Japanese, 3rd is Italian Admiral di Rivell, 4th is Royal Navy officer and 5th is American Admiral Sims. MS 3 officers posing together. MS 5 officers posing together.

    Tugboat pulling ship to be scrapped (looks as if it has already been partially cut up). High angled shot looking down at deck as small boat comes alongside & a group of officers come aboard. MS sailors & 2 civilian men pose for camera (very dark shot). MS two officers walking on deck, ship's guns in backgrounds. Similar shot of 3 officers walking on deck (nationality undetermined).

    MS object being hoisted on to deck (looks like torpedo). LS warship at sea, smoke coming from funnels. Shot of group of various navy men on deck. Pan on group of young sailors standing on deck by guns. More shots of officers & men on deck.

    Note: nitrate negative shows signs of deterioration towards end of item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:39:00 / 01:47:00:00
    ON 400 B

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