Royal Navy Annual News Reviews 1967-1971 Scranbag - Royal Navy

Royal Navy Annual News Reviews 1967-1971 Scranbag
Royal Navy Annual News Reviews 1967-1971, also known in the service as the annual 'Scranbag', is a unique inside view of Royal Naval action filmed by their own in-service cameramen all over the world. Featuring unprecedented access to all levels of the service, most of the reviews are presented by Lt. Richard Baker, who later found fame as a BBC newscaster. This comprehensive overview of the activities of the Royal Navy during the height of the Cold War includes such highlights as:

- The launch of HMS Resolution.
- The Navy's first three Phantom aircraft from the U.S.
- The scrapped aircraft carrier 'that never was'.
- Brand new Polaris submarines.
- The withdrawal from Aden.
- The Navy bombing the Torrey Canyon.
- Stunning close-ups of Wessex helicopters over Tower Bridge.
- Phantom tyres exploding on landing in the Daily Mail air race.
- The Royal Navy team on the Cresta Run.
- Sea King helicopter testing.
- The first Harrier deck landings in 1969.
- Prince Charles joining up in 1971.

Catalogue Number: SN6505
Time: 122 mins approx
Region: 0 / PAL
Subtitles: None
Sound: Mono / English
Picture: 1.33:1 / Colour / Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
Classification: E
Barcode: 5027626650549

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Code: SNA6505
Weight: 200
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Picture: 1.33:1 / Colour
Subtitles: None
Time: 85 mins Approx
Barcode: 5027626665548
Number of Discs: 1
Sound: Mono / English
Region: 0 PAL

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Catalogue Number: 9971003
Time: 100 mins approx
Region: 0 / PAL
Subtitles: None
Sound: Mono / English
Picture: 1:33:1 / Colour
Number of discs: 1
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