3,000 Feet Under The Sea 1934

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Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

Title reads: "3,000 Feet Under The Sea - Record Descent by Scientists in the Atlantic.:

Men climb inside the Bathysphere (a round diving bell) they are sealed in and lowered of the side of a ship into the water....

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
58013
Sort Number:
UN 0075 I
Time in/Out:
01:24:16:00 / 01:25:09:00
Canister:
UN 75 I
Film ID:
482.07
Issue Date:

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  • This is not Jean Piccard. It is actually footage of William Beebe, a naturalist and oceanographer who was a pioneer in submersibles. Piccard was also a pioneer who designed the Trieste, which his son took seven miles down to Challenger Deep in 1960.

    This footage is even cooler and rarer than your metadata would indicate.

    subguy 11th Jul 2013

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