• Short Summary

    Amateur footage shows the crew of a Pan American plane being rescued by a British warship.

  • Description

    Titles read: "A RACE AGAINST TIME".

    Off the West Coast of Africa.

    Various shots, taken by an amateur cameraman, show the crew of a Pan American plane being rescued by a British warship. Commentator explains the plane crashed in Vichy French waters and the crew, in dinghies, had to be speedily rescued before capture.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.38
    Media URN:
    44010
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:02:00 / 02:00:26:00
    Canister:
    42/61

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