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Title:DUTIES OF A LOOKOUT (RUSHES 3) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 904
Other titles:SCENES ONBOARD HMS VENUS AND HMS FALMOUTH [Alternative Title]
Summary: Unedited naval scenes.
Description: I. Various day and night shots of lookouts in frigate's starboard sights, and their relief.
II. Two ratings emerge from citadel onto starboard side of frigate - one stops to don anti-flash, and is hurried up ladder by his companion, already dressed in protective gear. Both men suddenly relax at the end of the take. CU of a man putting on anti-flash gauntlets.
III. Bridge of HMS Venus - Navigating Officer picks up a microphone and reads off compass bearings.
IV. Messdeck on Venus - ratings at table stand up and collect messtraps before going for their meal.
V. Messdeck on HMS Falmouth - ratings drink tea, read, etc.
VI. Operations Room on HMS Falmouth - captain seated, while two ratings in headsets, lean over plotting table - captain hangs intercom microphone above his head.
VII. Transmitting station on Falmouth - CU of rating standing by the AA, wearing anti-flash gear. CU of radar range taker seated.
VIII. MCU of the captain of the Falmouth with gunnery officer and pilot - they consult over a chart in the captain's cabin.