IWM Film website upgrade: self-selection and authorised download of HD clips. More info
By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings,
and for us to access our cookies on your device.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 2
Footage: 767 ft; Running time: 8 mins
Notes: Summary: see catalogue entry for film ref ADM 1095. The opening captions give the dimension of the Swiss Roll floating roadway - length 212 ft, width 20 ft, width of roadway 7 ft 2" and weight 18 tons. The caption on the film ref ADM 1095 refers to the floating roadway as the mat. The roadway is of lightweight slatted wood construction.