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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

    Extra material not used in Newsreel Story - good shots.

    Suez Canal, Port Said, Egypt.

    VS. Russian trawlers anchored in mid Canal, near Port Said. VS Port Said.
    LV H.M.S. 'Gambia'. SV. HMS 'Gambia', pan along length of ship. SCU Ratings ringing Gambia's bell. SV White ensign on stern of 'Gambia'. LV 'Gambia'. SV Representatives of three services boarding 'Gambia'. SV Representatives posing before going below.
    LV Interior, Port committee conferring. CU Captain of 'Gambia' with port commandant. SV Committee. SCU Other members of committee. SV Radio operators at work on 'Gambia'. MV SV Anti-submarine patrol leaving 'Gambia'. MV BV patrol boat leaving. SV Patrol boat with soldiers in stern holding sten, passing shipping along Suez Canal. SV Cargo ship steaming along Canal. LV Arab Dhow steaming along Canal. SV Soldier on patrol boat watching a tanker up Suez. BV Another ship sailing up Canal. SCU R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) flag on stern of boat. LV Arab Dhows sailing up Canal, sten muzzle in foreground. MV Soldier holding sten watches Dhows up Suez. SV White ensign on stern - Dhow in background. LV Y.M.C.A. Bridge, civvies in armoured cars on each side of road. LV Scottish troops arriving at Suez. SV Pipe band leaving. SV MV Troops leaving dock, carrying kit bags. LV Gun pit manned by Lincolns in Ismailia. LV Road block on sten gun alley, Ismailia. LV SV Army camp - lines of tents. SV Sign and sentry 79th. Cameron Highlanders. SV Standard flying. MV Cook house. SV Cheering Camerons. LV Camerons playing football. SV Camerons holding beer bottles and cheering. LV GV Soldiers at work on dockside. MV Sailors tying ship up to buoys. SV Sailors jumping onto buoy. CU Cable released from buoy splashes into water. LV H.M. frigate. CU Peter and Barry Conway of Leeds aboard H.M.S. 'Loch Scavaig'. SV HMS 'Loch Scavaig' alongside tanker 'Red Ranger'. (4 shots). GV Loch Scavaig alongside Red Ranger.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:48:14:00 / 01:54:38:00
    52/6 B (Selected Originals)

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