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    Freshwater, Isle of Wight.

    Lifesaving exercise using harness by coast guards and Auxiliary Coast Life Saving Corps.

    M/S harpoon being fired from cliff top. Rope coiling out of box. M/S coast guards assembling frame work attached to ropes. M/S paying out rope. C/U rope being dragged away, pan to L/S of rope stretching across bay to more cliffs. M/S paying out rope. C/U coast guards tying rope into knots. C/U hauling on rope.

    C/U rope, pan to man pulling. C/U coast guard. M/S assembling frame. M/S hauling on rope. C/U rescue harness which will slide down rope to other cliffs. C/U block and tackle, pan to C/U of rescue harness. Coast guard pulling. L/S harness sliding down rope. C/U coast guard. L/S sea washing on rocks, pan up to rope.

    M/S man in harness. Coast guards on rope. M/S man in harness being lowered over cliff, starts to slide across. L/S opposite cliff. L/S man going across. L/S men waiting on cliff edge. C/U rope above harness. L/S man going across. M/S coast guards pulling rope. M/S man in harness ends journey, climbs over edge of cliff.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:20:00 / 01:25:05:00
    NP 280
    Sort Number:
    NP 280
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    British coast
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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