STK-ID 40211

Sinkings: action sequence on crew of U-Boat manning deck gun, with cuts to LSs of freighter being hit, burning. Shots of war ship (German?), of battleship training main armament on target. Cut to full frame shot of explosion from salvo. Quick cuts to LS of another battleship firing, to CU of salvo from camera ship. Cut to freighter smoking. CU, TILT UP to FOLLOW SHOT as torpedo is launched, streaks toward stricken ship. Shots of burning freighter, survivors floating towards camera being assisted aboard camera ship.


Excerpt from
War News
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio