STK-ID 30279

Various shots aboard cable-layer "HMS Monarch" showing cable being taken aboard at Kent Harbour. HASs of forecastle of ship bucking the waves. CUs of warmly dressed ship's officers on bridge, one studying horizon through binoculars. CUs of huge pulleys guiding cable, of chart, man's hand marking spot on it with pencil, measuring distance with divider. MLS of cable disappearing beneath the waves. MS of stern of ship, PAN to cable disappearing under water. Shot of captain taking bearing on bridge. Shot of technicians preparing repeater before splicing it to cable. Shot of electronic experts working on repeating units at factory in Kent. HAMS of men coiling cable on deck of ship.


Excerpt from
Bridge Under the Ocean
Kent, Atlantic Ocean
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080