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  • Description

    Title reads: "Life Raft Demonstration".

    Location of events unknown.

    High angled shot of crowd assembled on deck of ship. A man kicks a lever and a life raft is released into the sea down a slipway. Various high angled shots of the raft, men on board assemble weather boats and sail. According to the narrator the raft is unsinkable. C/U of the inventor, Mr R S Chipchase. The inventor has "made a gift to the Nation of his patent". More shots of raft - a tarpaulin covers the top, protecting the men inside from the elements.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38420
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1101.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:33:00 / 01:14:14:00
    Canister:
    41/15
    Sort Number:
    41/015
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

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