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    Perranporth, Cornwall.

    Lifeguards demonstrate lifesaving with the use of a jeep.

    Life guards in matching caps march up beach, one is attached to rope. C/U of Perranporth flag held by a lifeguard.

    Three guards look through telescope, they notice someone in danger. C/U bell ringing. The guards jump into a jeep and speed off down beach.

    The guards jump out as jeep reaches water's edge. One guard runs into water, the others let out the rope attached to him. C/U other end of rope coming off winch on jeep. Driver of jeep, Angus Easson, talks on radio to girl at base, Lina Rogan. M/S guards carrying victim (in fact lifeguard Colin Oakes) from water, he is placed on a stretcher and given mouth to mouth. The victim is placed on back of jeep, they drive away.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3195
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    229.03
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:35:00 / 01:04:22:00
    Canister:
    CP 435
    Sort Number:
    CP 435
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Local stuff Cornwall Beaches Cornwall Cornwall British Beaches
  • Stills

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

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