• Short Summary

    New system for Atlantic cable-laying. Plough towed on ocean bed makes furrow to hold cable?

  • Description

    USA: New Jersey:
    INT
    Gen. view S.S. Lord Kelvin in dock.
    Angle name of boat.
    Gen. view chain (1 mile long) laid out on dock.
    Elev. view pan of chain.
    Chart showing old way of laying cable..on surface of oceanbed.
    Gen. view S.S. Saris Fields.
    Gen. view machinery on deck.
    Semi view cable unrolling.
    Intr. of cable in hold of boat.
    2 CU's of cable leaving boat.
    Gen. view cable in rough water.
    Chart showing new way of laying cable...in furrow ploughed in ocean-bed.
    Semi view chain slipping in.
    CU chain thru' spool.
    Intr. view chain coming thru' ceiling & man folding it.
    Gen. view cable going into boat.

    Science and Technology; Communications; United States of America
    Background: New system for Atlantic cable-laying. Plough towed on ocean bed makes furrow to hold cable out of danger.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1BASDKV7WWVRRJUGDQL6MA866
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BASDKV7WWVRRJUGDQL6MA866
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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