• Short Summary

    AT SEA: First pictures taken aboard smouldering hulk of tragic liner. Acting-Captain Warms is interrogated?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'MORRO CASTLE' BEACHED"AT

    USA: Near Asbury park: New Jersey

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    Gen. air view of smouldering Morro Castle stranded on beach. Gen. view of Morro Castle and crowd on beach and bathers. CU. pan. side of ship showing lifeboats and upper deck. Gen. view of flames near water line of ship. Tilt down of upper deck smoking. CU. pan. of upper deck showing warped floor. Pan. of broken wreckage.. Gen. view of lifeboats and damaged decks. Semi view follow shot of Acting Capt. Warms walking thru streets. CU. Capt. talks. Semi view and CU. of Acting Capt. Warms answering questions.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes Morro Castle now being beached. Capt. Warms answers various questions regarding Morro Castle
    Background: AT SEA: First pictures taken aboard smouldering hulk of tragic liner. Acting-Captain Warms is interrogated by Board of Enquiry.
    Wreckage of cruise liner ss Morro Castle.
    On Saturday, 8 September 1934, en route from Havana to New York, the ship had caught fire and burned, killing a total of 137 passengers and crew members.

    Ships and Boats; United States of America; Disasters and Accidents; Personalities - Miscellaneous Marine transport

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3GU7GO8OGZG3SL3NI7YNDBRYS
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GU7GO8OGZG3SL3NI7YNDBRYS
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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