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    Western Union Fleet manoeuvres in Cornwall.

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    Off Penzance, Cornwall.

    CU. A 'welcome' notice in Penzance in 4 languages. LS. A street in Penzance, decked with flags. Several shots of a barge taking Captain of HMS Implacable to shore. He gets into car and drives to Town Hall. MS. Captain of the Implacable walking up steps of Penzance Town Hall (2 shots).

    Several shots of Mayor of Penzance receiving the Captain, they have drinks etc. MS. Mayor and others leaving launch to board Implacable. MS. Back view of them walking up gangplank. MS. Stepping aboard the Implacable. MS. Another aircraft carrier, seen from the deck of the Implacable. Marine in foreground looking through telescope. SCU. Back view of them looking out over sea to another aircraft carrier. MS. Implacable in background. Stern of launch speeding across bay in foreground. CU. Name 'Implacable' on launch, pan up to stern with the carrier 'Implacable' in background.

    MS. Implacable in background. Stern of launch, speeding across bay in foreground. LS. The Penzance coast showing St. Michael's Mount. CU. Pan down pillar on end of jetty at Penzance to crowd of holidaymakers. LS. Shots across the harbour from promenade to ships. LS. Trucking shot of harbour. LS. Looking over harbour.

    Various shots of the fleet exercises at sea. Fleet at sea, the individual ships at sea etc. Tourists watching the ships from shore. More shots of the ships, sailors leaving ship and tourists watching the fleet.


    Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/54.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:57:00 / 01:37:47:00
    UN 2181 A

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