• Short Summary

    Lifeboat dropped onto water from B-29 aircraft to aid in sea rescue.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'AIRBORNE MOTORBOAT AIDS RESCUES'.

    Long Island Sound, United States of America.

    M/S of B-29 plane in flight carrying lifeboat. M/S of lifeboat slung beneath B-29. The plane drops boat, pan down with boat. L/S of boat with parachute attached just opening. Boat suspended from parachute and hitting water with parachute on the water behind it. M/S of four men in dinghy row across water towards lifeboat, get inside and move off in the lifeboat.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2463.21
    Media URN:
    67252
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:49:00 / 01:49:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 1983 H

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