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Water Witch

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2016
Date Released
22 Jan 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Tribute to a Leader
  2. 2Green Goddess
  3. 3Water Witch
  4. 4Smoke Signal
  5. 5Sicily’s Agony

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Water Witch. DESCRIPTION: At Devonport, trials of the Navy’s Maid of all Work - a dockyard scavenger that sweeps up Flotsam, clears oil slicks and can also be used as a mobile paint sprayer. SHOTLIST: MS the Water Witch being used to pick up wood in water. MS ditto. MCU as it lifts wood out of water. LS as wood is tipped into barge. CU man at controls of water witch. TS man using water witch as platform to spray paint on harbour wall. MS ditto. CU hands on controls of water witch. MLS water witch spraying detergent onto water.
Keywords
Navy; Military; Inventions and discoveries
Locations
Devonport; England
Card file number
93156
Credits:
Camera
John Wanstall
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
74
Story extras:

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