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Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Navy’s Beachcombers Kill Nazi Mines

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
555
Date Released
22 Jan 1940
Date submitted
16 Jan 1940
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Contraband Control Ever Vigilant
  2. 2Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Navy’s Beachcombers Kill Nazi Mines
  3. 3Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Microphone Stars Heil Haw Haw
  4. 4Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Norwegian Men for Finland’s Army
  5. 5Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: British First Aid Units for Finns
  6. 6Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Royal Farewells to Troops for France
  7. 7Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Leaflet Raiders’ Record Flight
  8. 8Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Amazing RAF Stills of Nazi Strongholds
  9. 9Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell: Skiing on Top of the World

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 9
Section Title
Movietone’s War Time News Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Mine Destruction. DESCRIPTION: Daily men of the Navy risk their lives to put out of action the German mines which are washed up onto our beaches. SHOTLIST: Commander Edwards walks along the coast towards the mine. He leaves all metal articles behind and then with his men he removes the horns, detonators etc., and finally the explosive which is burnt on the sea-shore.
Keywords
Environment; Weapons; Military
Footage sources
Great Britain
Card file number
38132
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
83
Story extras:

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