STK-ID 38167

German Navy: MS of German battleship at sea. Various shots of sailors polishing guns, putting grease into muzzle of gun. ELS of battleship at horizon, railing of camera ship in foreground. Shot of hand pulling lever. Shot of Arado reconnaissance seaplane seconds after launching from catapult. Shot of officers scanning horizon with binoculars. ELS of battleship, barrels of main batteries in upper foreground. MS of forward batteries of camera ship. Various shots of warships at sea, submarine periscope entering water, main batteries of camera ship, E-boat moving at speed. FOLLOW SHOT of Arado reconnaissance seaplane landing bouncily past camera on water. Shot of observer fastening derrick hook onto plane for hoisting. Sequence on rough sea, water cascading over bow and parts of ship. Sequence on batteries in action, tremedous amount of smoke. MLSs of freighter being sunk.


Excerpt from
War Footage
Atlantic Ocean
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486