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World News Items: Naval Background

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1220A
Date Released
23 Oct 1952
Date submitted
23 Oct 1952
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Royal Engagements
  2. 2Royal Engagements
  3. 3World News Items: New UN Session
  4. 4World News Items: One Man Sub
  5. 5World News Items: Junior Art
  6. 6World News Items: Jap Princess Weds
  7. 7World News Items: Ice Breaker
  8. 8World News Items: Naval Background
  9. 9The Motor Show
  10. *Scotland’s Narrow Victory at Cardiff
  11. *Loughborough Students’ Carnival

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Story

Story No. within this Issue
8 / 9
Section Title
World News Items
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: World News Items - Naval Background. DESCRIPTION: Ships of the Royal Navy have been on manoeuvres in the Mediterranean and gunnery practice was carried out off Sardinia. Admiral Mountbatten visited the mine-layer Manxman. Also 20th Century Fox whose work will be included in CS Forester’s Single-Handed. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. GV line ahead. Various shots of ships under way. Various shots aboard ships of guns going into action, also explosion at sea. GV mine-layer Manxman. Mountbatten launch arrives, he comes aboard. Mountbatten inspects crew. Also production unit working aboard ship. This production is Single Handed.
Keywords
Royalty; Mass media; Ships and boats; Weapons; Industry and manufacture; Explosions; Cinema; Navy; Performing arts; Military
Locations
Sardinia
Card file number
58010
Credits:
Camera
Frederick Fox
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Length of story (in feet)
89
Story extras:

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