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Title:THE AA DEFENCE OF HM SHIPS (RUSHES 4) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 829
Other titles:HMS EAGLE OPERATES ATTACKERS, SEA HORNETS, SKYRAIDERS AND SEA HAWKS [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited scenes onboard the aircraft carrier HMS Eagle.
Description: Commences with MS fine on the starboard quarter as HMS Eagle steams away to pass off screen right. MLS as Skyraider lands on, while another circles. Second Skyraider runs in, its flaps catching the sun as the pilot lowers them during his approach, but the aircraft passes over the deck without landing. Sea Hornet lands on - crash helicopter circles. Flight of four Attackers lands on. Eagle underway in a choppy sea - she flashes a signal - aircraft parked aft in some shots. MS off the starboard bow of HMS Illustrious. HA.MLS from a helicopter off the starboard quarter as a flight of three Sea Hawks lands on Eagle. Cut to MLS off the port bow of Eagle in smooth sea - a French Gloire Class cruiser steams in company. Sequence shot from a helicopter passing up the port side of Eagle to frame bow and forward part of the flight deck as a flight of four Attackers is catapulted away.