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    Mid-Atlantic Rescue: Captain Courtney saved after Flight Disaster. Shipboard amateur film recorded the actual?

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    CAPTION - SPECIAL = THE MID-ATLANTIC RESCUE OF CAPTAIN COURTNEY -
    FORCED DOWN IN MID-OCEAN BY ENGINE ROOM BLAZE , CAPTAIN COURTNEY AND THREE COMPANIONS ATTEMPTING ATLANTIC FLIGHT ARE 14 HOURS IN PERIL BEFORE THEIR SOS IS ANSWERED

    TO AN AMATEUR CINEMA PHOTOGRAPHER ON BOARD THE LINER "MINNEWASKA" , WE ARE INDEBTED FOR THIS UNIQUE PICTORIAL RECORD OF A REAL DRAMA OF THE SEA

    AT SEA (August 1928)

    Dornier- Napier flying boat "The Whale" at sea stranded / life boat rowing towards aircraft

    CAPTION - TAKEN OFF ALMOST EXHAUSTED -
    Lifeboat rescuing airmen and rowing back to liner / people on deck watching rescue

    CAPTION -- THE RESCUE PARTY AND THE RESCUED

    Sailors and airmen shaking hands

    Captain Frank T Courtney and his companions

    CAPTION - A FEW DAYS LATER - MINNEWASKA ARRIVES IN NEW YORK HAVING
    SAILED 341 MILES OFF HER COURSE

    Liner sailing into New York harbour / people looking down from decks

    CAPTION - A HEARTY RECEPTION FOR THE GALLANT BRITISH PILOT AND HIS
    COMRADES AS THEY BOARD MUNICPAL YACHT

    Captain Coutney and his companions on board yacht posing for news ptographers and film cameras
    Close ups of the rescued airmen
    Background: Mid-Atlantic Rescue: Captain Courtney saved after Flight Disaster. Shipboard amateur film recorded the actual rescue. Gaumont special consisting of stories GR 13300 and 13301)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA23C9CT87PVA5U3BJZYFKID2W9
    Media URN:
    VLVA23C9CT87PVA5U3BJZYFKID2W9
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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