The "Windrush": First Pictures 1954

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    Air view, burning British troopship 'Empire Windrush' off Algiers. Air view, nearer shot burning 'Empire Windrush', off Algiers (2 shots). LV pan, aircraft carrier 'Triumph' alongside in Algiers. SV survivors walking towards 'Triumph'. SV pan, survivors walking towards triumph. Pan, one survivor wearing pyjamas and dressing gown. SV women and girls survivors walking towards dressed in dressing gowns etc., SV survivors being helped aboard 'Triumph'. LS servicemen and wives carrying babies and belongings. SCU woman carrying child in arms. SV small girls in dressing gowns... one carrying teddy bear. SV survivors walking towards man carrying sleeping child. SCU pan, man with sleeping child boarding ship. SV pan, servicemen carrying children. SCU pan, woman carrying very young baby aboard. SCU pan, another very young baby aboard. SCU pan, another very young baby followed by other babies and parents. SCU Naval officer carrying young child. SV Captain W. Wilson the master of the 'Empire Windrush' on quayside. CU Captain Wilson. SV Naval ratings giving rescued crew survivors packs, & CU. SV rescued crew boarding the triumph. Air view, burning 'Empire Windrush'. Air view, nearer shot, burning 'Empire Windrush'. General air view, burning 'Empire Windrush'.

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

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    Cataloguer:
    Sanja
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29302
    Sort Number:
    54/025
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:21:00 / 01:27:06:00
    Canister:
    54/25
    Film ID:
    148.14
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1954
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