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    Pacific Ocean.

    LV. The plane flying very low over the sea. SV. Side of ship as the cutter Portchartrain puts down a runway of fire extinguisher foam. LV. The plane coming near water and it hits it. LV. The wreckage in the water with survivors on the wings and on a raft. SV. Pan along the smashed up aircraft in the water and survivors in their rubber dinghies. TV. Survivors being brought in by boat to larger boat TS. What looks like a child being wrapped in a blanket on the boat. SV. Portchartrain with "Well Done" sign on it heads off to San Francisco. SCU. Three of the air hostesses on boat Portchartrain. SCU. Man and woman holding the Gordon twins of Maryland - they are probably parents. LV. From boat, showing people waiting on the dockside. SV. Survivors coming down the gangplank. SCU. Survivors on quayside holding small children.

    (F.G.) (Orig "E")

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32335
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    609.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:19:00 / 01:14:11:00
    Canister:
    56/87
    Sort Number:
    56/087
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