Material assembled for an uncompleted documentary probably put together in the late 1940s. Sound is intermittent throughout. There is no complete shot listing - please let Pathe know if you spot something we have missed.
This reel covers the First World War.
Poster "War declared on...
Lighthouse crew gets a month overdue relief after storms.
Footage of a new lighthouse built on an island off the coast of France.
Lighthouse keepers have to endure a dangerous journey through rough seas to reach the L'enfer lighthouse off the coast of Brittany.
Out takes (rushes, cuts, trims) for G 1078 - WONDERFUL PILOTING.
Footage of the 50 foot high lighthouse near the railway station at Dungeness, Kent.
Footage of remote lighthouse having supplies delivered off the Australian coast.
A shot of Beachy Head lighthouse.
CU inside light of lighthouse, Aerial views of lighthouse and out buildings and pan along shore.