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    Atlantic Ocean.

    LV. Luxury Italian liner Andrea Doria at New York harbour on maiden voyage with people in foreground waving. LV. The ship in middle of harbour with tugs all round and helicopter hovering in foreground. LV. From plane, ship going away from harbour and tugs following, & LV. Tugs in front. LV. From plane, ship lying on side, half submerged, slowly sinking. SV. From plane, Swedish liner 'Stockholm' showing steel bow crushed like paper. GV. From plane, wreckage floating about. LV. from plane, ship rushing out to aid Andrea Doria. SV. From plane, Doria sinking into water, half submerged. SV. The ship with lifeboats adrift round her. LV. Ile de France coming back with survivors on board, & SV. SV. From another boat, showing people on deck. SV. On board of Ile de France with crowds of people. CU. Man with injured head talking to others. SCU. Three survivors, two men and a woman. SCU. Mrs and Mr Ellis Hill holding twins. Other children with them: Jeffrey (4) and Eric (8). Nancy (6) not visible. CU. Mrs Hill holding one of baby twins. Two sons also in picture. SCU. Another survivor talking to a man. Pan down, he is wearing no shoes. LV. French line terminal in New York Harbour, from deck, with people in foreground, & SV. SV. Prior to landing - survivors being photographed. SV. Survivors coming down steps at terminal. SV. Survivors with crowds. SV. Survivors being led by nurses etc., SV. Woman being brought down gangway on stretcher. SV. Ambulances leaving quayside. SV. Another woman being brought down gangway on stretcher. SV. Ambulance leaving quayside. SV. Towards, two women walking with small girl. SCU. Man greeted by two other men who shake hands with him. SV. Towards, man being led by nurse. SV. Man being hugged by woman. LV. From air, sinking ship with just a small portion of stern sticking out of water.

    (F.G.) (Orig 'C')

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:03:00 / 01:44:09:00
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