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Title:DEFENCE AGAINST CHEMICAL WARFARE (RUSHES 2) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 723
Other titles:SUBMARINE SENSE (RUSHES 7) [Allocated Title]
COASTAL FORCES ATTACK (RUSHES 3) [Allocated Title]
FLASHES [Allocated Title]
Summary: Naval rushes featured in assorted Admiralty productions.
Description: Battle class destroyer laying alongside a dockyard wall beneath a 250 ton crane. Camera pans over Portsmouth dockyard, passing shipbuilding cranes, an unidentified aircraft carrier, a destroyer, and general harbour craft. Air to sea shots of submarine at sea. Submarine submerged to conning tower depth, periscope raised. "A" class submarine on surface. Submarine's periscope is raised a short distance and then lowered again. Officer in submarine's control room attaches fuse to scuttling charge and leaves compartment. Heavy disturbance on surface covering large area. Heavy escape of air from submarine reaching surface. "A" class submarine at sea, conning tower awash. Laying depth charges which then explode in the wake of the vessel. Algerine class minesweeper at sea. Ratings detaching oiling hose from submarine's deck. Ratings tending sprayers in a cruiser's boiler room. Engineer's safety lamp. Steam pipes in ship's boiler room. Seafire turning and landing on the deck of an unidentified aircraft carrier. Arrester hook shown picking up arrester wire. Colossus class carrier at sea. Seafire taking off from flight deck of carrier. Firefly approaching carrier and lands. Firefly crashes on deck of carrier with tail up in the air. Flight deck and fire parties converge on the machine.
Production Date:1947 1950
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)