13163_17512_annapolis3.mov

13163_17512_annapolis3

Clip contains footage of a graduating class from the The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis. Footage begins with a WS that tightly frames the squadron of naval officers standing in neat rows as they sing with their hats over their hearts. Cuts through a sequence of shots which details former naval heroes which begins with a CU of portraits and busts of each hero, including: Lawrence, Commodore Perry, D. G. Farragut, George Bancroft, Dewey, John Paul Jones, Cuts to a CU shot of a model ship. Cuts back to the shot that opened the clip as the officers cease to sing and replace their hats in unison.

1950s
B&W
Not Explicit