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    Material relating to newsreel story "Britain Keeps Canal Working" - 52/6

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Britain Keeps Canal Working" 52/6

    Mute version of the Newsreel story - first shot without superimposed title.

    Port Said, Suez Canal, Egypt.

    GV Soldiers of the Lincoln regiment guarding strategic positions near Ismailia
    CU Lincolns guarding sten gun alley.
    LV Road block on sten gun alley.
    SV Lincolns by sand bagged position.
    GV Army unloading at dock side.
    SCU Soldier crane driver.
    MV SV Soldiers, Grenadiers, rolling boxes unloaded form ship down roller runway.
    GV S.S. Orion tying up in Port Said.
    SCU Two naval ratings (the Conway Twins of Leeds) jump onto buoy to tie up Orion.
    LV Small ships alongside Orion.
    SV Clearing passengers.
    LV H.M.S. Gambia.
    SV Conference of port committee Navy, Army and R.A.F. officers aboard HMS Gambia. SCU Captain of Gambia (Chairman) Centre.
    LV Anti-thug patrol speeding down Suez.
    SV Patrol boarding a suspicious yacht.
    CU Two sailors polishing name plate, 'Loch Scavaig'.
    GV Stern of 'Loch Scavaig', white ensign and pompons (guns) dominant as she proceeds down Suez Canal. Two dhows can be seen on the Canal.

    (Orig. Lav.)

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:03:00 / 01:48:09:00
    52/6 A (Selected Originals)

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