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    Note: The location of the events in this film is unknown.

    Full titles read: "THE DEEP ONE - He's the inventor of a new armoured deep-sea diving suit, with which it should be possible to search the ocean bed, a hundred fathoms deep."

    L/S's of the ageing inventor being fastened into the deep sea diving device (it looks a bit like some kind of robot. He is hoisted from the deck of the ship and dropped quite suddenly into the sea. L/S's of the suit being hoisted back up again. The men on board the ship unfasten his helmet and the inventor is seen to be safe and well.

    M/S of the inventor telling us that he is going to use the device to "salvage treasure from wreckage in all parts of the world."

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:29:00 / 01:14:52:00
    PT 021
    Sort Number:
    PT 021
  • Appears in...

    diving Rieseberg Modernism \'30s Modernism Ultimate Depth Mario diving
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. gpinkerton says

    This is Harry Bowdoin. More on him at

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