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Title:ROYAL NAVY RECRUITMENT COMMERCIALS [Main Title]
Film Number:ADM 2645
Summary: Eight (television ?) recruiting commercials for the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines.
Description: I. Commercial aimed at potential RN technicians features a rapid montage of scenes on board the County Class guided missile destroyer HMS Kent, with voiceover stressing how most of the crew is under 25, trained into skilled technicians. (45 ft)
II. Scenes of action on board the anti-submarine frigate HMS Hermione, with a/s mortars in action, with the message "If you would like a life of action and adevnture, come and join us". (48 ft)
III. Royal Navy attacks on enemy gunboats using Wasp helicopter and shipboard guns, with the message "If you would like a life of action and adevnture, come and join us". (44 ft)
IV. Dramatised Royal Marines commando assault on an enemy radar installation. "You've been watching Royal Marines commandos on a training exercise. If you would like a life of action and adventure, come and join us". (47 ft)
V. A youth stands at a bus stop on a drab, rainswept London street; on the bus stop is a Royal Navy poster. Voiceover says "You don't have to go to work this way - there's a better life in the Royal Navy". Cue scenes of the youth as a crew member on board a destroyer (D21), helping to arm an anti-submarine Wasp helicopter. (28 ft)
VI. Youth at an employment office. "Looking for a job? You don't have to settle for dull routine..." Cut to the youth in navy uniform preparing a (Sea Dart ?) missile on board HMS Sirius. "There's a great life in the Royal Navy." (30 ft)
VII. "As a Royal Marines Commando, you're where the action is." (Montage showing RM underwater sabotage, unarmed combat, amphibious assault, Arctic training etc.) (28 ft)
VIII. Brief teaser version of V, showing bus stop with rRoyal Navy poster. (16 ft)