Ship On Land

1946 , Bintree (Norfolk)

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Boys learning to be naval cadets.

Boys learning to be naval cadets. They are shown learning to swim, including in full clothing. A man shows a group of boys a globe. A naval officer trains the boys in navigation, the use of navigation lights and a sextant. They learn hitches and bends, practise semaphore and how to lower a boat into the water. They are shown practising on the rifle range and the workings of a howser. The boys learn to box as part of self defence training. A lengthy sequence shows a gymnastics display. There are scenes of boys splicing a tackle block. The carpentry shop. The boys helping with the laundry. A woman is ironing and boys help to roll sheets and load and unload machines. Scenes of the boys' recreation shows one having a piano lesson and other rehearsing a play in the open air. Shots of the band playing, also in the open air. Shots from the Sports Day include scenes of water polo. A gentleman gives a speech and a lady is presented with flowers. She presents prizes to the winners. In the final sequence a naval Captain and other officers inspect the band and the other 'cadets'. There is a march past and a salute.

Keywords

Navy, Training

Manifestations

Ship On Land

  • Barcode
    INV266488
    Canonical Identifier
    C-23
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Carrier Details
    Carrier Type
    16mm film
    Colour System
    colour
    Colour Type
    colour
    Dimension
    Duration
    0:14:00
    Has Image
    Y
    Identifier
    Image Polarity
    neg
    Modification Date
    12/10/2010
    Parts
    Reference
    693754
  • Barcode
    INV282289
    Canonical Identifier
    VP-968
    Canonical Title
    Unknown
    Identifier
    Modification Date
    25/06/2021
    Parts
    Reference
    563602

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