• Short Summary

    A crew of three prepares to cross the Atlantic in £200 boat.

  • Description

    Falmouth, Cornwall.

    Two German girls and an Englishman are getting ready to cross the Atlantic in a sailing boat worth £200. GV. & SV. Polynesian sailing vessel in Falmouth Harbour. SCU. Sailing vessel, with two German girls attending to sails. CU. Ruth Merseburger and Jutta Schultze-Rhonhof furling sails. SCU. Skipper Mr Jim Wharram watching. SV. People on quayside watching. SCU. Shooting down into galley, Ruth preparing meal. CU. Interior galley, Ruth preparing meal. SCU. Mr Wharram hoisting sail. GV. Pan from set sail to Mr Wharram on deck with the two girls.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    543.33
    Media URN:
    31101
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:23:00 / 01:51:09:00
    Canister:
    55/75

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