• Short Summary

    Various rescue attempts try to save the crew of a ship beached in heavy weather.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "West Hampton. A saga of the sea. Crew of 51 of 'William H. Page' rescued in howling gale."

    West Hampton, New York State, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of the ship being washed over by large waves as it lies beached just off shore.

    Crowds of people watch from beach as lifeguards fire lifeline out to ship.

    A plane flies over ship and drops lifeline to crew.

    A rowing boat sets out from the shore in an attempt to reach the ship and rescue the stranded crew.

    The boat returns to shore.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    761.18
    Media URN:
    8674
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:46:00 / 01:30:21:00
    Canister:
    31/6

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