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The Gerald N. Bench Films - Navy Aircraft Carrier (1960)

Bruce Malone

Silent | 1960

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  •  A helicopter approaching the aircraft carrier 
  •  A group of sailors 
  •  Close-up footage of the carrier 
  •  The fleet of planes 
  •  Chasing after toy cars 
 
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This 1960 home movie shares a glimpse of life at sea for Navy sailors aboard an aircraft carrier. Cameraman Gerald Bench, an officer in the US Army, captures moments both grand (passing by massive aircraft carriers, stocked full with planes and helicopters) and intimate (sailors passing time by racing toy cars down the deck).