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    Full title reads: "London. Why Drown?"

    Dolphin Square, London. Life saving equipment demonstration.

    GV Susan Aveyard being helped into the Marksway Spinova Life jacket by inventor Mark Shaw. SV People watching. GV Susan having polythene bag put over her head. SV People watching. SV Susan being given a knock-out injection and she holds her right hand up. SV The polythene bag being made secure. SV ditto. As Susan's arm starts to sag. SV Susan arm flopping down by her side. SV Susan being tipped into the water head first. She hits the water and surfaces her father swims over to her and removes the polythene bag as Susan floats unconscious in the water. SV The unconscious Susan floating. SV As Susan begins to regain consciousness.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Cataloguer's Note: Don't try this at home - especially wrapping plastic bags around your head - MD.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54186
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1749.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:30:00 / 01:05:32:00
    Canister:
    64/9
    Sort Number:
    64/009
  • Stills

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

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