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    Glamour girls pose around on the Victory - sailors show them around.

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    Glamour girls are shown around a warship. Introductory intertitle reads: "Navy Week - with Britain's ironclads on view for all to see and admire." L/S of several large boats in dock. M/S of four glamour girls standing on the quayside looking at a warship. Dissolve into C/U of one of the beauties. She smoothes her hair down as it is blown around in the wind. "The chance for intimate peeps at the Silent Service attracts thousands." High angle shot of the deck of the ship - lots of people milling around. M/S of queue of people filing on to the ship. "All the nice girls love a sailor" - so who wants to join the Navy?" Glamorous girls walk down the gangway while two sailors stand either side. The girls are given a special tour. Lots of other sailors stand around and watch. "Then Eve saw the huge cables which held the anchors -" L/S from high angle of the girls looking at cables. One of the girls tugs on a cable. " - and the ease with which a quick-firer was manipulated." Two of the girls sit on an anti aircraft gun and move it around by turning the handles. "Then she wondered if a husband could be managed as easily." C/U of one of the girls taking aim with one of the guns.

    "There's a right and a wrong way of doing everything - even using a telescope." C/U of one of the girls being given instruction on how to use the telescope by an Admiral type. He shows her how to put it under her arm then pull it out and put it to her eye. "It's a way they have in the navy - and a very nice way, too." High angle shots of the girls being helped on to a high part of the ship. They sit down and look at the view. Shot from below looking up at the girls. "Across the dock the old "Victory" - a symbol of sea power as she rests peacefully under the shadow of her great modern sisters. Shot of the girls with the Victory behind. M/S of the Victory (presumably.)

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 432.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:26:00 / 01:50:08:00
    EP 112

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