The Hero Of The "Poseidon" 1931

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    Full title reads: "Elstree. The Hero of the 'Poseidon'. Chief Petty Officer Willis visits BIP Studios to see reconstruction of the drama in a sunken submarine."

    Elstree Studios, Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire.

    Shots of actors talking to Chief Petty Officer Willis. They are all standing waist deep in water in a reconstruction of the inside of a submarine. Pan to show one of the film cameras being used in the making of the film. Willis and an actor examine a simple piece of breathing apparatus.

    Willis stands out of water and talks - pan to actors in water.

    N.B. British International Pictures (BIP). The HMS Poseidon submarine sank of Hong Kong in June 1931.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    12659
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    865.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:37:00 / 01:09:30:00
    Canister:
    31/69
    Sort Number:
    31/069
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