• Short Summary

    Brave seamen set out in small boats to rescue survivors from a Liner.

  • Description

    Lebanon.

    LV. Liner Champollion being battered by heavy seas listing off Lebanese coast. LV. People waiting on shore. LV. Champollion being battered by heavy seas. LV. Two survivors swimming through tempestuous seas. LV. Survivor stands up in surf. LV. Three survivors walking through surf. SV. Rowing boat leaving shore for liner. LV. Small rowing boat going through heavy seas, pan to Champollion. MV. Small motor launch against cracked hull of Champollion. People climbing down rope ladder into boat. MV. People on shore. LV. Motor boat leaving Champollion. LV. Small motor boat nearing shore. People on beach running to meet it. LV. People wading out to meet boat. LV. Survivors wading ashore. & M.V.

    (F.G.) (Orig. 'B')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    54.20
    Media URN:
    28015
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:32:00 / 01:27:45:00
    Canister:
    53/2

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