• Short Summary

    B.17 bombers carry and drop a well equipped lifeboat to rescue people in the sea.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Airborne lifeboat.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S as men wheel lifeboat to B.17 Flying Fortress, and attach it to the underneath of the plane. C/U pan up boat to front gun turret of Fortress L/S Fortress taking off for exercise. Slow motion M/S as they drop the boat by parachute. L/S boat settling on water. Various shots of the 'victims' climbing into boat from rubber dinghy. C/U men in boat which is full of provisions. M/S of men in boat after putting up the sails. C/U silhouette of boat.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.19
    Media URN:
    44878
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:04:00 / 01:33:30:00
    Canister:
    44/101

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