SOVIET CRUISER SVERDLOV ATTENDS THE CORONATION REVIEW [Allocated Title]
Detailed film of Sverdlov entering Spithead on the occasion of her participation in the 1953 Coronation Review. Film of the Swedish cruiser Göta Lejon is also included.
LS off starboard bow of Sverdlov, crew manning the side for entering port, both anchors a'cockbill. Cut to MS as Swedish cruiser Göta Lejon passes left to right, the camera panning up slightly to include the masthead arrays. Cut back to Sverdlov, one of the Solent forts visible in the background. The Russian cruiser passes left to right, the camera moving slightly to include all the details of her radar outfit, armament and direction equipment.